Cabinet approves Restructuring of Geological Survey of India
The Union Cabinet approved the restructuring of the Geological Survey of India (GSI), which includes rightsizing its strength by filling up posts over a 10-year period.
- Geological Survey of India (GSI), established in 1851 is a government organization in India which is an attached office to the Ministry of Mines of Union Government of India for conducting geological surveys and studies.
- It is one of the oldest of such organizations in the world and the second oldest survey in the country. GSI is the prime provider of basic earth science information to the government, industry and the general public, as well as responsive participant in international geo-scientific fora. The vibrant steel, coal, metals, cement and power industries.
The cadre restructuring will deal with sharp doldrums, perk up career development and will as a result draw talent to the sector. To attain the full suggested strength for the GSI. It will ease the GSI to efficiently function in mission style with clear objectives, boost individual and group development and ease specialization.