GSITI Initiates Orientation Course for 127 Central Government Group-A Geoscientists

GSITI Initiates Orientation Course for 127 Central Government Group-A Geoscientists

Hyderabad, Sept.19 (NSS): Inauguration of the 47th Orientation Course for Geologists (OCG), 14th Orientation Course for Geophysicists (OCGP), and 18th Orientation Course for Chemists (OCC) was conducted at M.S. Krishnan Auditorium, Geological Survey of India Training Institute,  here on Monday.

The Course was inaugurated by Janardan Prasad, Director General, GSI in the presence of  Ch. Venkateswara Rao, ADG, HoD SR and Dr. Mathew Joseph, DDG & Head Mission-V, GSITI, faculty members of GSITI and Officers from Southern Region office.

 The inaugural session started with the address by Dr. Mathew Joseph, DDG & Head Mission-V, GSITI. 127 newly recruited Geologists, Geophysicists and Chemists of Central Group-A Service are attending the six months long training. He stressed that the officers are greatly privileged to be a part of GSI family to the family of GSI which has a legacy of more than 173 years. The Trainee Officers will be trained in various competences such as domain, functional, and behavioral during the training period. He advised all the trainee officers to make the best use of the expertise available in the Training Institute to develop their potential and enhance their knowledge.

Ch. Venkateswara Rao, ADG, HoD SR congratulated the newly recruited trainee officers for joining this pioneering organization and motivated them to make the best use of the training. He advised the trainee officers to give due respect to all the senior colleagues, their batch mates as well as the subordinate officers and officials. He also advised the new recruits to learn the practical aspects of the job by participating in live projects in field areas as a part of their training.

Janardan Prasad, DG, GSI addressed the trainee officers and appraised that the GSI is the Best Geoscience Organization, having excellent team of officers across various geoscience domain who are outstanding with deep knowledge. He lauded the officers to take pride in being a part of this great organization and expressed that huge opportunities are ahead of them. He advised the trainees to be in readiness to serve the nation by taking posting or transfer to any part of the Country as a central government servant.  He also stressed up on maintaining punctuality, discipline, sincerity and integrity. He wished all the trainee officers all the best for their future endevours in GSI.

The programme ended with a vote of thanks by  R Vijay Kumar, Director & HoO, GSITI, Hyderabad.

A total of 82 Geologists, 25 Geophysicists and 20 Chemists joined in the training recruited by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) through Combined Geoscientists Exam.

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