SGAT INVITES NOMINATIONS FOR SGAT AWARDS-2019

Nominations are invited from the members, institutions and other scientific bodies for selection of the candidates for the following awards to be conferred by Society of Geoscientists & Allied Technologists (SGAT), Bhubaneswar, Odisha during its Annual General Body Meeting scheduled to be held during December, 2019. The nominations (in 4 sets) in prescribed format should reach the General Secretary, SGAT, Plot No. ND-12 (Part), VIP Area, P.O. IRC Village, Bhubaneswar – 751015 latest by 20th October, 2019. The work should be original and innovative in nature. Self-nomination is also acceptable. Persons, awarded in the past, should not be nominated for the same award. A panel of experts shall select the persons for the following awards.

1. SGAT Award of Excellence:
Selection criteria: Any person (member or non-member of SGAT), who has made outstanding contributions in the field of geosciences, mining, metallurgical & mineral process engineering, mineral beneficiation, environmental management in mines or whose work has helped in upgrading the quality of the life in mining environment or whose work has led to significant development of mineral resources of a region, state or country shall be eligible for the award.

2. Sitaram Rungta Memorial Award:
Selection criteria: Any person (member or non-member of SGAT), who has made significant contributions in mineral exploration, planning and/ or mineral beneficiation involving utilization of mine waste/ sub-grade ores
and minerals shall be eligible for the award.

3. H.H. Read Memorial Gold Medal Award:
Selection criteria: Any person (member or non-member) who has made significant contribution in the study of granites/ granitic rocks/ other igneous rocks in India based on the technical papers published by him/ her during last two years.

4. B. C. Patnaik Memorial Award:
Selection criteria: Any person (member or non-member) with age at or below 40 years, having at least 10 years of commendable professional experience in the field of mineral exploration in any mineral commodity (new mineral discovery/ augmentation of existing mineral resource) and credited with at least three publications in geoscientific journals of national/ international repute, will be eligible for the award.

Members are requested to circulate this notice widely among the members/ non-members, institutions and other scientific bodies inviting nominations for SGAT Awards.