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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 ..

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 ..

Dinesh Gupta appointed as new Director General of Geological Survey of India (GSI)

Dr. Dinesh Gupta, an officer of the 1983 UPSC batch, has been appointed as the new Director General (DG) of the Geological Survey of India (GSI). He took over from N Kutumba Rao to become the 47th DG of the GSI. Gupta is an expert in mineral exploration and responsibility has been given to him ..

Vijay Prasad Dimri appointed as president of 36th International Geological Congress (IGC – 2020)

Scientist Dr Vijay Prasad Dimri has been appointed as the president of the 36th International Geological Congress (IGC), a global platform for the advancement of earth science, to be held in New Delhi from March 2 -8, 2020. He succeeded Shailesh Nayak. India is hosting the IGC in 2020 after a period of 56 years. ..

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 ..