New Delhi: The Steel & Mines Minister Narendra Singh Tomar announced the winners of the National Geosciences Awards – 2013 in New Delhi today. Congratulating the winners, he said, it is indeed a great pleasure for me to honoring renowned geoscientists in India who have made considerable achievements in this field. Narendra Singh Tomar said, Ministry of Mines confers the National Geosciences Awards for honoring and recognizing individuals and teams of scientists for their extraordinary achievements, outstanding contributions in the field of fundamental or applied geosciences, mining and allied areas at the National Level every year.
The National Geo sciences Awards-2013 presentation ceremony will be held at Cultural Center, Rashtrapati Bhawan, and New Delhi on 6th April 2015. Pranab Mukherjee, President of India will be conferring the awards in the presence of Narendra Singh Tomar, Minister of Steel & Mines, Vishnu Deo Sai, Minister of State for Steel & Mines, Secretary Mines & Chairman, Award Making Authority, Dr. Anup K Pujari, senior officials and Heads of organizations related to geoscientific fields. For the year 2013, twenty three geoscientists are being given the awards in eight fields covering five awards for Mineral.