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150 Years Of The Geological Survey Of India
Geological Survey of India (GSI) which was set up on 4th March, 1851, celebrated the sesquicentennial year of its productive existence through a year long programme beginning with an International Seminar at its Central Headquarters in Calcutta on 4th March, 2001. The following International and National Seminars were organized by GSI during 2001-2002
Seminar Venue Date
International Seminar
Role of Geological Surveys in 21st Century (Report) Calcutta, India March 5-6, 2001
National Seminars
**Four decades of Marine Geosciences in India - A Retrospect. Mangalore, India March 14-16, 2001
**Geotechniques and Geological Hazards in Indian Context Shillong, India April 24-26, 2001
**Exploration and Survey for Noble Metals & Precious Stones) Hyderabad, India May 22-23, 2001
**Development in the Field of Geoenvironmental studies Lucknow, India November, 2001
**Mineral Exploration & Resource Surveys (Base Metals) Jaipur, India December 19-20, 2001
**Role of Information Technology in Geosciences Bhubaneswar, India February 19-20, 2002
**National Seminar on Geophysical Surveys in India - Prospect and Retrospect. Bangalore, India February 26-27, 2002
** Download consolidated recommendations
A Postage stamp was issued by the Department of Post, Government of India on March 4, 2001, to commemorate this occasion. The four colour stamp shows bauxite (aluminium ore), chalcopyrite (copper ore) and psilomelane (manganese ore). The denomination of the stamp is 300 paise (Rs.3.00)
Story of GSI - a Commemorative Volume published to mark the 150th anniversary of GSI.
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