Ongoing Award Nominations
National Geoscience Awards-2022Established in : 1966
Ministry of Mines
Open from 01/11/2022 to 30/11/2022
The National Mineral Awards Scheme was instituted in the year 1966 by the Ministry of Mines, Government of India. The scope of the awards has been expanded and the name changed to National Geoscience Awards (NGA) from 2009.
The objective of the scheme is to honour individuals and teams for extraordinary achievements and outstanding contributions in the field of fundamental / applied geosciences, mining and allied areas.
1) Mineral Discovery & Exploration
2) Mining, Mineral Beneficiation & Sustainable Mineral Development
3) Basic Geosciences
4) Applied Geosciences
Any citizen of India with significant contribution in any field of earth sciences is eligible for the Award.
There are three categories of awards under National Geoscience Awards:
(i) National Geoscience Award for Lifetime Achievement
(ii) National Geoscience Award and
(iii) National Young Geoscientist Award