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completed third cycles (Nov. 2016, July, 2017 and
July, 2018) with rating of 4.9 out of 5
Since January 2019, he is engagged in running the two MOOCs one on
Metamorphic Petrology & Thermodynamics for post graduate students and
another on Crystallographic & Mineralogy course for undergraduate students.
He has received Life
Time Achievement Award-2018 for Outstanding
Contribution in the Field of Applied Geology on the Occasion of
International Conference on Energing Issue in Agriculture, Environmental &
Applied Sciences for Sustainable Development at SHUATS, Allahabad.
to his distinct contribution to Scholarship as a Visiting Professor in the Department.