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PREMASIS CHATTERJEA

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

• B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science in Geological Sciences) :
                     Institution / University : Institute of Technology at Kharagpur
                     Year of passing : May 1966

• M.Sc.(Master of Science in Exploration Geophysics) :
                     Institution / University : Institute of Technology at Kharagpur
                     Year of passing : August 1968

• Advance Course on Marine Geophysics :
                     Institution / University : Institute of Geophysics, Hamburg University, West Germany
                     Year of passing : 1982

PREMASIS CHATTERJEA

EMPLOYMENT DETAILS

• Last Employment : Central Govt. in the Category of General Central Services Group-A (Gazetted – Senior Class- I)
• Department and Ministry : Department of Mines, Ministry of Steel & Mines, Govt. of India.
• Last designation : DIRECTOR (GEOPHYSICS)
• Office : GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF INDIA
• Department (Region) / Division : EASTERN REGION, Geophysics Div.
• Address / Division : Bhubijnan Bhawan, DK-6, Salt Lake City, Sector – III, Kol – 700 091
• Date of entry : 10.09.1971
• Date of Superannuation : 30.09.2005


PRESENT OCCUPATION

• CONSULTANCY SERVICES IN GEOPHYSICS : Having had 40 Years of committed experience in geophysics, I am presently engaged in consultancy services under the banner PROGNOSIS, an unit with ultimate wisdom and redefined to make use of the rudiments of knowledge-base with absolute prudence, combined with well appreciated and admirably vast experience mingled with skilled judgment of highest esteem to fetch for a substantially complete solution to the native problems in the realm of Earth Science.


TRAINING

Underwent the Management Training as per IAS Officers after attaining the Chair of DIRECTOR at Geological Survey of India sponsored and arranged by G S I, Govt. of India so as to acquire administrative skill.


OTHER SERVICES / PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

• One year's Practical Training under Government of India Practical Training Stipend Scheme and was deputed at Geological Survey of India, Eastern Region at Calcutta from 11.11.68 to 31.12.69, prior to joining GSI as an employee.

• Worked as an Assistant in the Recruitment Cell of Personnel Department and Department of Advance Control of West Bengal Circle to Small Scale Industries at United Bank of India, Kolkata for a period from 01.04.70 to 09.10.71.

• Hand on Training on Marine Geophysics and Geology on board the Research Vessel FS AUSS of Dentsche Hydrographic Institute, FRG, in their two cruises at North Sea and Interpretation of the records thereof at their Lab in the year 1982.

• Studied Advance course on Marine Geophysics at Hamburg University, F.R.G. in the year 1982 and Taught the Master degree students of Institute of Geophysics of Hamburg University on Induced Polarisation, based on over voltage theory of Electrical Prospecting and provided practical training on methodology of deep scanning.


JOB EXPERIENCE

• Investigated for Exploration of Base Metals ( Cu, Pb, Zn)- : at Hazaribag Dist, Bihar ( 1968-69 FS), Chukha, Bhutan (1972-73 Fs), Belpahari-Satbanki-KokrajharBeltDt.Jhargram,WB (1975-76 FS) around Kuliana, Dist- Mayurbhanj Orissa, ( 1975-76 FS) around, Kerua Dungri, Bihar ( Presently Jharkhand) (1980-81 FS) Extension of Mosabani Copper Mines, Bihar ( 1981-82 FS) on Kaliani Lineament, Mikir Hills Assam (1993-94 FS).

• Investigated for Exploration of Rare-earth Metals and other minerals much as- : Tungsten at Bankura Dt. West Bengal(1968-69 FS)for Co-Ni around village Potin, Subansiri Dt, NEFA ( Presently Arunachal Pradesh ) ( 1971-72 Fs )for Chromite in Sukinda Area, Orissa ( 1971 – 72 FS )for Apatite around Beldi and around Khariduara, Dt Purulia West Bengal.

• Investigated for Engg., Structurial and Other Problems such as- :
• For Basement and foundation rocks to select the site for Chukha Hydel Project (1972-73FS) for finding out the depth to the Basement Rocks and the selection of Dam and Barrage sites of :
                 • Rengali Dam Project, Orissa
                 • Kutku Dam Project, Bihar /MP
                 • Kanhar Dam Project, Bihar/MP ( FS-1973-74)

• During FS 1977 -78 and 1978 – 79, I was a part and parcel of Brahmaputra Basin studies unit to study Geophysically the feasibility of Joining River Brahmaputra with River Ganges along 350 Km long Cannal taking off from Jogigapa - Pancharatna Ghat in Assam and ending up at Farakka in West Bengal. This was a project of World Bank.

• Glacier Expedition to Zemu Glacier Sikkim, to find out the thickness of Ice by geophysical methods to control the flooding of Teesta under Hydcom Project of World Bank.

• for structural lineaments on which Sone-Narmada- Tapti Rivers are flowing the CRUMANSONATA Project.

• Exploration for Coal - :
• Investigation for eastern extension of Raniganj Coal fields on the other bank of Ajay River near Jaydev – Kendulia, Mallandhighi dt Burdwan, West Bengal ( FS – 1979 – 80 )

• Deployment of Gravity survey to find out the step faults at CHAS COAL FIELD, and to detect the voids in the sand stowing areas during FS – 1980 – 81.

• Cruises on Sea for Marine Research- :
• Participated in cruises as Co-Chief Scientist and Chief Scientist on board R.V. Saumdra Manthan other research vessels of GSI & completed 42 cruises each having duration of 25 days.

• Worked on evolution of Andaman Island for 13 years.

• Worked on Engg. Problems such as Design and Construction of Port, Extension of Harbour etc.

• Tech supervision, Administrative & Budgeting Control- :From 1st Jan 2003 to 30th Sep.2005, I was incharge of Geophysics Division of whole Eastern Region of Geological Survey of India as DIRECTOR (Geophysics) and I was responsible for Tech Supervision, Administration and Budgeting.

• Tech supervision, Administrative & Budgeting Control- :From 1st Jan 2003 to 30th Sep.2005, I was incharge of Geophysics Division of whole Eastern Region of Geological Survey of India as DIRECTOR (Geophysics) and I was responsible for Tech Supervision, Administration and Budgeting.