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Dr Khadg Singh Valdiya

  • 1976
  • Earth, Atmosphere, Ocean and Planetary Sciences
  • 20/03/1937
  • Neotectonics, Sedimentology , Environmental Geology, Tectonics
Award Citation:

Dr Valdiya has made notable contribution to Himalayan Geology through a sustained and comprehensive study of the Kumaun Himalaya. He has done pioneering work on algal stromatolites in the Lesser Himalaya leading to the fixation of the age of an important rock formation. He has also carried out systematic investigation of the economically rich magnesite deposits and lithological and paleocurrent study of its flysch sediments. He has done significant work on tectonic synthesis and evolutionary history of this part of the Himalayas.

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Contact Details



  • Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
    Jakkur Campus, Jakkur PO
    Bangalore - 560064
    Karnataka INDIA
  • 080 41120784
  • 080 22082766
  • ksvaldiya[at]gmail[dot]com
29 Jan 2022, https://ssbprize.gov.in/Content/Detail.aspx?AID=97