SGAT’s Book release function in Raj Bhavan on 5th March 2021

Society of Geoscientists and Allied Technologists (SGAT) took the initiative to bring out a volume highlighting the rich mineral potential of the State and development prospects. The first edition was published in the year 1995. This was followed by second and third editions in 1998 and 2006. This is the fourth revised edition which Hon’ble Governor of Odisha released on 5th March 2021.

The revised edition contains 31 chapters dealing with all minerals occurring in the State in great detail. The chapters have been authored by eminent scientists of Geological Survey of India, Directorate of Mining and Geology, IMMT, Central Ground Water Board, CMPDI among others. The present volume will be found useful by the professionals engaged in or intending to undertake field-work on behalf of various government/ private organisations and industry; by the community belonging to research and academia; as well as to many others who may have a broad interest in the mineral resources of Odisha and their geological background.

While Inaugurating Governor Hon’ble Prof. Ganeshi Lal commended the effort of SGAT in promoting Mineral Development in the State.

SGAT team was led by Dr. O N Mohanty, President, SGAT. Other members present in the book release function were Shri A B Panigrahi, General Secretary; Dr. B M Faruque, Shri Trilochan Mohanta and Sujit Kumar Mohanty.

Click here to watch the video of Book Release Ceremony at Raj Bhavan, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.