Indian Navy Signs MoU with Geological Survey of India for offshore Data Sharing

Indian Navy Signs MoU with Geological Survey of India for offshore Data Sharing

Indian Navy Signs MoU with Geological Survey of India for offshore Data Sharing


 A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)  has been signed by Indian Navy with Geological Survey of India (GSI) for ‘Sharing of seabed sediments data, Products and expertise for Naval Application in Meteorology and Oceanography’.
Commodore AA Abhyankar, who heads Indian Navy’s Oceanology and Meteorology Directorate and Shri N Maran, Deputy Director General of GSI signed the Memorandum of Understanding.

Geological Survey of India (GSI’s) Marine and Coastal survey Division based totally at Mangaluru has mapped maximum of India’s 2.1 Million km2 Exclusive Economic Zone and has a sizeable repository of offshore facts. This records collected using Geological Survey of India (GSI) modern day oceanic studies vessels Samudra Manthan, Samudra Kaustubh, Samudra Shaudhikama and Samudra Ratnakar, will now be utilized by Indian Navy’s rapidly growing blue water fleet for reliable and correct oceanographic modeling to support their expansive maritime operations in the Indian Ocean region

The Geological Survey of India (GSI) was founded in 1851, is a GoI, Ministry of Mines organisation is one of the oldest of such organisations inside the global and the second oldest survey in India after Survey of India (based in 1767), for carrying out geological surveys and studies of India. Signing the MoU with Indian Navy will help in providing the better security in the coastal areas of our Country

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