Sunday, 13 November 2016

Noted geophysicist Janardhan Negi passes away

Noted geophysicist Janardhan Negi passes away.  Noted geophysicist Janardhan G Negi passed away on 10 November 2016 in Hyderabad following a brief illness. He was 81.  He was known for making outstanding contribution in understanding earthquakes, mass extinctions, especially dinosaurs and the movement of the Indian sub-continent plates. 

About Janardhan Negi :
♦ He was a former Director-grade scientist at the National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI).
♦ In his long career of over four-decades, he served as the Scientific Adviser to the Governments of Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh.
♦ He also headed the MP Council for Science and Technology as Director-General to shape up the policies to integrate S&T.

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