NATIONAL GEOSCIENCE AWARD (Syllabus: GS Paper 3 - Sci & tech)

News-CRUX-10     25th July 2023        
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Context:  The President of India presented the National Geoscience Awards-2022 at a ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan Cultural Centre. 

National Geoscience Award

  • About: It was instituted by the Ministry of Mines in 1966 and given annually.
  • Objectives: To honour individuals and teams for extraordinary achievements and outstanding contributions in various fields of geosciences.
  • Eligibility: Any citizen of India with a significant contribution in any of the fields specified in Clause-2 of the NGA Regulation 2022 will be eligible for these awards.
  • Disciplines:
    • Mineral Discovery & Exploration
    • Mining, Mineral Beneficiation & Sustainable Mineral Development
    • Basic Geosciences
    • Applied Geosciences
  • Categories:
    • National Geoscience Award for Lifetime Achievement: Given to an individual with an exceptionally high lifetime achievement.
    • National Geoscience Award: Given to individuals or team(s) in recognition of meritorious contribution.
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