Former NMDC scientist gets lifetime achievement award

Published: 13th March 2013 09:26 AM  |   Last Updated: 13th March 2013 09:26 AM   |  A+A-


Dr Ashok Kumar Chatterjee, former general manager of NMDC Ltd was awarded with the “Lifetime Achievement Award” by the South Asian Association of Economic Geologists (SAAEG).

This honour was conferred to him for his immense contribution in the field of Mineral Exploration in general and Iron Ore Geology / Industry in particular. The award was conferred by Prof KL Rai (President, SAAEG) and was presided by Prof. V Veeriah (Principal, college of Science & technology, AU), Dr PSN Murthy (Vice President, SAAEG, Southern Zone). Dr M Sudhakar (Scientist “G” Ministry of Earth Sciences, New Delhi) was the Guest of Honour.

Dr Chatterjee’s outstanding contribution and his numerous achievements in the field of geology while working for NMDC were recounted.

He was felicitated on the sidelines of the National Symposium on “Challenges of Mineral Development for sustainable growth of India’s mineral based industries” held in Vishakapatnam recently.

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