Krishnanunni Memorial Essay Contest

Sri K. Krishnanunni, was a former Director-General of the Geological Survey of India. Joining as a Geologist (Jr) in the Geological Survey of India he retired after reaching the pinnacle of the organization as Director General. His professional career spanned 36 years in the Geological Survey of India and the Department of Space. An intellectual and visionary and a very simple human being, he was humane and very informal in his interactions.  He  passed away in 2020 at his native place, Palakkad in Kerala.  On his demise, many of his earlier colleagues and admirers formed the Krishnanunni Memorial trust (KMCT) to perpetuate his memory and propagate his vision.

The main objective of the KMCT is the propagation of scientific information in earth sciences, space sciences and geology through various means like meritorious awards, memorial lectures and publishing scientific papers and incubating young talent to carry out research, etc

As a part of it’s mission to propagate scientific information in earth sciences, the KMCT in association with the Centre for Education & Research in Geosciences (CERG) is organizing an Earth Science theme based “Essay competition” specifically for school students from Kendriya Vidyalayas and Army Public Schools.  The top three winners will be awarded attractive cash prizes of Rs. 15,000, Rs 10,000 & Rs. 5,000/-

The objective of this contest is to celebrate and encourage students to articulate important areas of Earth Sciences and build awareness of the importance of Earth Science in sustainability. 

Please complete the form given below to register for the Essay Contest.