National Mineral Exploration Trust (NMET)National Mineral Exploration Trust (NMET)

National Mineral Exploration Trust (NMET)

(A not for profit body established by an Act of Parliament to promote mineral exploration)

S.No List of Members Position Name of Member in Position
1 Secretary, Ministry of Mines Chairperson, ex officio Shri VL Kantha Rao
2 An officer not below the rank of Joint Secretary, Dept. of Atomic Energy Member, ex officio Chairmen DAE
3 An officer not below the rank of Joint Secretary, Ministry of Coal Member, ex officio Joint Secretary
4 An officer not below the rank of Joint Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas Member, ex officio Joint Secretary
5 Joint Secretary and Financial Advisor of Ministry of Mines or Coal Member, ex officio Ms. Nirupama Kotru
6 Director General of Geological Survey of India or any representative to be nominated by the Central Government Member, ex-officio Shri Janardan Prasad
7 Controller General of Indian Bureau of Mines or any representative to be nominated by the Central Government Member, ex officio Shri Sanjay Lohiya
8 One representative, not below the rank of Secretary to the State Government or equivalent, from the following (four) State Governments decided by the Central Government: (i) Madhya Pradesh (ii) Maharashtra (iii) Rajasthan (iv) Tamil Nadu Members, ex officio Nominated by State Governments
9 Additional Secretary or Joint Secretary, In-charge of Exploration, Ministry of Mines Member Secretary, ex-officio Shri Sanjay Lohiya
10 The following (five) technical experts nominated by the Chairperson, Executive Committee: - -
11 i. Shri Alok Sharma, GM (Exploration) (Retd.) CMPDIL - -
12 ii. Shri Naresh Nautiyal, Head (Business Development & Planning) (Retd.), MECL - -
13 iii. Dr. Yamuna Singh, Scientist-H, Atomic Minerals Directorate for Exploration and Research (Retd.) - -
14 iv. Dr. Laxman Singh Shekhawat, Dy. Director General (Retd.), Geological Survey of India - -
15 v. Dr. Sahendra Singh, Associate Professor, Department of Applied Geology, Indian Institue of Technology (ISM) - -