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Bilateral talks between GSI and Uzbek Geo-Scientific Team for training and capacity building of Uzbek geoscientists in the disciplines of Geology by GSITI, Hyderabad

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Bilateral talks between GSI and Uzbek Geo-Scientific Team for training and capacity building of Uzbek geoscientists in the disciplines of Geology by GSITI, Hyderabad


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21 SEP 2021 5:48PM by PIB Delhi

The First Interactive meeting between senior officers of the GeologicalSurvey of India (GSI) and the representatives of the State Committee for Geology and MineralResources, the Republic of Uzbekistan was held through videoconferencing recently this was held under the Protocol held on 3rd December, 2020, during the 12th Session of India-Uzbekistan Inter-Governmental Commission of Trade, Economic, Scientific and TechnologicalCooperation. Indian side conveyed that training of the Uzbek geoscientists as per their specificrequirements would be imparted by GSI. Accordingly, a request came from Uzbek side for a meetingthrough VC to discuss the organizational aspects of holding of specific training courses.

Elaborate discussions were held on the following training requirements placed by the Uzbek team on the themes:

1. Use of the latest methods and technologies of material processing for remote sensing.

2. Application of modern GIS technologies in the field of geology.

3. Study and monitoring of dangerous exogenous geological processes in India (landslides, rock falls etc.) with exchange of experience on the achievements of modern technologies in the field.

 Upon receiving a positive response on different aspects of training including the number of participants, duration and mode of delivery, the Uzbekistan side enquired further about training programmeoffered by GSITI on Petrology. GSI assured the Uzbek team that the requisitioned training programme may be customized as per the need of the Uzbek Geo-scientific specialists.This bilateral interaction between the geoscientists of the two countries will pave the way for the training of Uzbek Geo-scientists by GSITI in different fields of Geology.

 GSITI, Hyderabad has been at the forefront of the training and capacity building activities of the International participants in the field of Geo-sciences since 1979. Till now, 466 participants from more than 71 countries have been trained by GSTI under the aegis of Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) / Special Commonwealth Assistance for African Countries (SCAAP) programmes sponsored by the Ministry of External Affairs.

The meeting was attended by senior officers of GSI and State Geology Committee, Uzbekistan. GSI wasrepresented by Dr. S P Shukla, Deputy Director General and Shri Indranil Chakraborty, Director of InternalAffairs Division, Kolkata and Shri Ch. Venkateswara Rao, Deputy Director General & Head Mission-V andDr.Bibhas Sen, Director, Planning &ampProgramming of Training Institute, Hyderabad. The Uzbekistan sidewas represented by DrDalimovNumonbek, Chief Specialist of the Department of Science andInnovation, State Geology Committee, Uzbekistan, MrImomSalimov, Counsellor in the Embassy ofUzbekistan in India along with MrFazliddinAnorboyev and other geoscientists of State GeologyCommittee, Uzbekistan.

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