UNION MINISTER FOR MINES SHRI NARENDRA SINGH TOMAR TO INAUGURATE
MEETING OF THE CENTRAL GEOLOGICAL PROGRAMMING BOARDAT PUSA
Union Minister for Mines Shri Narendra Singh Tomar will inaugurate the 58th meeting of Central Geological Programming Board (CGPB) of the Geological Survey of India (GSI) tomorrow. Minister of State for mines Shri Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary will be present as the Guest of Honour on this occasion. The meeting will be held at NASC Complex, ICAR, Pusa, New Delhi under Chairmanship of Shri Anil Mukim, Secretary, Ministry of Mines.
The meeting will be attended by senior officers of Ministry of Mines, Geological Survey of India (GSI) and the members from other Central Ministries, State Directorates of Mining and Geology, representatives from private mining industry, PSUs, Mining associations and other stakeholders.
During the day-long meeting, total 897 Field Season Proposals of GSI for the year 2019-20 will be placed before the Board for discussion and approval. Out of 897 programs, GSI has drawn up 390 programmes under mineral exploration which is being the most priority sector of Ministry of Mines. Out of 390 mineral exploration projects, 19 projects are from Marine mineral exploration domain. It is worth mentioning that last year GSI implemented 231 programs under mineral exploration including 17 marine mineral exploration projects. This shows a quantum jump in the field of mineral exploration activities in GSI compared to last year. The finalization of programmes will take into consideration the priorities and importance set forth by the Government of India through its various policy decisions and also on the basis of the recommendations of CGPB Committees’ and State Geological Programming Board (SGPB) meetings.
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|Function||:||Minister of Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Mines and Parliamentary Affairs Shri Narendra Singh Tomar and MoS Mines Shri H.P. Chaudhary to grace the 58th Meeting of the Central Geological Programming Board.|
|Time||:||9.40 A. M.|
|Venue||:||Dr. A.P Shinde Symposium Hall, NASC Complex, Pusa, New Delhi.|
(S. N. Choudhary)