KABIL inks MoU with CSIR-NGRI for advancing geophysical investigations in critical and strategic minerals sector

KABIL inks MoU with CSIR-NGRI for advancing geophysical investigations in critical and strategic minerals sector


Bhubaneswar, 24.04.2024: Khanij Bidesh India Limited (KABIL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research - National Geophysical Research Institute (CSIR-NGRI) to foster a long-term collaboration in the field of geophysical investigations to bolster its ongoing projects and activities in critical and strategic minerals.

 

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The MoU was signed by Shri Sadashiv Samantaray, Director (Commercial), NALCO & CEO, KABIL and Dr. Prakash Kumar, Director, CSIR-NGRI, in the presence of Shri Sridhar Patra, CMD, NALCO & Chairman, KABIL, at NALCO Corporate Office in Bhubaneswar. This collaboration will focus on Geophysical, Geochemical and Geological surveys, data analysis, interpretation and modelling, scientific knowledge sharing, technical support and advisory services. 

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Shri Sridhar Patra, CMD, NALCO & Chairman, KABIL, said that this collaboration will pave the way for driving innovation and actionable insights towards the ongoing KABIL projects.

Worth mentioning that KABIL is a JV company of three Indian public sector undertakings - National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO), Hindustan Copper Limited (HCL) and Mineral Exploration and Consultancy Limited (MECL), under the aegis of Ministry of Mines, Government of India.

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