Geological Survey of India Current Affairs, GK & News

MECL begins gold mining in Kolar after 16 years

The Mineral Exploration Corporation Limited recently began the Kolar Gold Field exploration after 16 years. Background The Kolar Gold mines are located nearly 100 km from Bengaluru. They were closed in 2001 due to the fall in gold prices. The pyroclastic and pillow lava at the mines were declared as a National Geological Monument by ..

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MoU between India and Finland

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has approved Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation in the field of geology and mineral resources between Geological Survey of India, Ministry of Mines, the Government of the Republic of India and Geological Survey of Finland, Ministry of Employment and the Economy, the Government of Finland. Key ..

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MoU for Offshore Data signed between Indian Navy and GSI

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Indian Navy and Geological Survey of India (GSI) on Tuesday, 21st January 2020. The agreement was on ‘Sharing of seabed sediments data, products and expertise for Naval Application in Meteorology and Oceanography’. The MoU was signed in on behalf of the Indian Navy by the head ..

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India to Host International Geological Congress 2020

India is set to host the 36th International Geological Congress (IGC) in New Delhi during the first week of March 2020. The theme for next year conference is ‘Geosciences: The Basic Science for a Sustainable Development’. About International Geological Congress (IGC) It is popularly described as ‘Olympics of Geosciences’. The IGCs are a prestigious global ..

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India to host 36th International Geological Congress

The International Geological Congress(ICG) is a mega event organized once in every four years since its inception in Paris in the year 1878. The 36th edition will be organized in India’s capital New Delhi from 2nd-8th March next year. The International Geological Congress has 45 themes, that cover all aspects of our planet, Earth. The ..

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