Geological Survey of India (GSI) under the Ministry of Mines, will be taking up 111 public -health and public good geoscience activities during 2023-24. For 2023-24 a total of 966 standard programs have been finalized by GSI across five Missions. The focus is on baseline data generation and mineral exploration programs with special emphasis on strategic-critical and fertilizer minerals exploration.

Besides the above, GSI will be taking up 115 courses for training and capacity building of its officials and outside officials including geoscientists from different States.

Founded in 1851, GSI is one of the oldest Survey organizations in the world. Over the years, GSI has continued to grow and diversify into various geoscientific activities and has made noteworthy contributions in the arena of geosciences.

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