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  • 12 November, 2022

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National Geoscience Awards -2022

National Geoscience Awards -2022

  • The Ministry of Mines is seeking nominations for the National Geoscience Awards (NGA)-2022 for contributions to fundamental/applied geosciences, mining, and related fields.
  • The Earth Sciences are collectively referred to as geoscience. Atmospheric sciences, geology, hydrology, mineralogy, petrology, pedology, and oceanography are all examples of geoscientists.

What are the Awards' main points?

  • It was established in 1966 by the Ministry of Mines and is given annually.
  • It is a program designed to encourage geoscientists to strive for excellence.
  • These awards are open to any Indian citizen who has made a significant contribution in any of the fields listed
  • Mineral Discovery and Exploration Mining, Mineral Beneficiation, and Sustainable Mineral Development are all broad disciplines.

Geosciences Fundamentals Applied Geosciences

National Geoscience Award for Lifetime Achievement:

  • The Award for Lifetime Achievement shall be given to an individual who has made exceptional lifetime contributions in any of the disciplines listed in Clause-2 of NGA Regulation 2022.
  • The award comes with a cash prize of Rs. 5,00,000/- as well as a certificate.

National Geoscience Award:

  • The National Geoscience Award is given to individuals or teams in recognition of their meritorious contributions in any of the disciplines listed in Clause-2 of NGA Regulation 2022.
  • Each award comes with a cash prize of Rs. 3,00,000/- as well as a certificate. In the case of a team award, the prize money will be divided equally.

National Young Geoscientist Award:

  • The Young Geoscientist Award will be given to an individual under the age of 35 on December 31, 2021, for outstanding research work in any field of geosciences.
  • The award includes a cash prize of Rs. 1,000,000, as well as a research grant of Rs. 5,00,000/- spread over five years and a certificate.

Read also: Mines and Minerals of India

Source: PIB


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