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MoES National Award presented to Dr. SWA Naqvi, Director, CSIR-NIO
Dr SWA Naqvi
, Director of CSIR - National Institute of Oceanography (CSIR-NIO) was presented the National Award in Ocean Science and Technology for the year 2013 by Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), Govt. of India, for his outstanding contribution in the field. He received this award on the 27th
at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi during the MoES Foundation Day celebrations.
Dr. Naqvi received a memento, a cash prize of Rs. 1.00 lakh and a citation at the hands of Shri S.Jaipal Reddy, Union Minister of Earth Sciences & Science and Technology, New Delhi.
The mandate of the Ministry of Earth Sciences is to provide the nation with the best possible services in forecasting the monsoons and other weather/climate parameters, ocean state, earthquakes, tsunamis and other phenomena related to earth systems through well integrated programmes and utilizing world class science and technology resources.
Dr. Naqvi joined CSIR-NIO in 1974 and contributed significantly to the biogeochemical aspects of the Northern Indian Ocean. He has, since then, received large number of honours and awards for his contributions. He has about 150 publications in national and international books and journals to his credit.
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