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geophysicist , researcher

Lakshmi Kanta Das, Indian geophysicist, researcher. Achievements include Discovery of coal, Kimberlite, Cu, Au deposits. Fellow, United Nations Development Programme, 1979. Research advisory member Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi, 2001—2004, Indian Institute Geomagnetism, Mumbai, since 2001; apex exploration council member Atomic Mineral Division, New Delhi, Hyderabad, since 2005.

Background

Das, Lakshmi Kanta was born on June 12, 1948 in Burdwan, West-Bengal, India. Son of Tara Pada and Mukta Das.

Education

Student, P.K.Roy Memorial College, University Ranchi, 1963—1964. Master of Science Applied Geophysics, Indian School Mines, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy Science, Indian School Mines, Dhanbad, 1979.

Diploma Public Administration, Lal Bahadur Sastry National Academy Administration, 1975.

Career

Senior technical assistant Oil and Natural Gas Commission, Dehradun, India, 1970. Assistant geophysicist, Geological Survey India, Lucknow, India, 1971—1973, junior geophysicist, 1974—1981, geophysicist, since 1981. Instructor graduate students University Calcutta.

Doctor of Philosophy examiner Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Indian School Mines Dhanbad, Osmania University, Hyderabad. Consultant ground water WAPCOS India Ltd., New Delhi, 1978. Researcher Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory University California, Berkeley, 1979.

Achievements

  • Achievements include Discovery of coal, Kimberlite, Cu, Au deposits.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Seismotectonic Atlas of India and its Environs, 2000.

Membership

Research advisory member Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi, 2001—2004, Indian Institute Geomagnetism, Mumbai, since 2001. Apex exploration council member Atomic Mineral Division, New Delhi, Hyderabad, since 2005.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Creative writing, poetry, cooking, fishing.

Connections

Married Jyotsna Das, November 21, 1973. Children: Aparna, Devdulal.

father:
Tara Pada

mother:
Mukta Das

spouse:
Jyotsna Das

child:
Aparna Das

child:
Devdulal Das