Course on Sustainable Development of Mining, Mineral & Energy Resources Industry at IIT Kharagpur [Aug 3-7]: Register by Jun 28: Expired

IIT Kharagpur organises Course on Sustainable Development of Mining, Mineral & Energy Resources Industry on 3-7 August 2020. India is aiming to become a 5 trillion economy by 2024-25. Mining and energy resources industry including power and oil and gas industry are pillars of economic growth for any economy and more so for the aspiring 5 T economy of India. In order to achieve the 5 T goal, the mining sector has to grow by 3%.
Similarly there will be a huge expansion in the oil and gas and other energy sector. Keeping pace with the growth in the mineral and energy sector, however, there will be huge environmental footprint that has to be managed scientifically. Sustainable development of the mining, mineral and energy resources industry requires a holistic approach from exploration of resources to their exploitation as well as ecofriendly management of the waste material.
Framework for sustainable development of mineral sectors are to be designed keeping economy, health and safety, ecology and global laws in perspective. The short term Course on Sustainable Development of Mining, Mineral & Energy Resources Industry will discuss all these issues by lively lectures and presentations by professors, subject experts, and policymakers.

Course content
  • Sustainability issues of coal mining, metalliferous mining, atomic and rare earth minerals.
  • Sustainability issues of oil and gas industries
  • Supply chain issues for raw materials for energy industries
  • Environmental, social and economic sustainability framework
  • Technology and decision support tools for sustainable development vis a vis industry 4.0
  • Health and Safety management in mining and energy resources industries
  • Remote-sensing application in mineral and energy resources industries
Who can attend?

The course will be useful for the middle level executives looking after production, raw material supply, environment, health and safety management in mining, mineral, oil and gas industry, power plants and other allied industries. Executives from atomic and rare earth mineral industries, and environment, health and safety consultants, R&D organisations will also be benefitted from this course. Students from Mining Engg, Petroleum Engg, Geology and other streams are encouraged to attend this course.


The course fee of this course is Rs. 30,000.00 (Rupees Thirty thousand only) per sponsored participant from industries. Additional 18% GST will be levied as per GOI rules. The course fee for students and research scholars is free.


Prof. B. K. Prusty
Phone: +91-3222-283700, 09474065042
E-mail: bkprusty[at]; bkprusty[at]
Prof. K. Pathak
Phone: +91-3222-283722, 09800877877
E-mail: khanindra[at]

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