EDUCATION IN MINING â€“ Mining academics needed urgently
By Jayanta Bhattacharya, PhD, FNAE,
Professor and Head,
Department of Mining Engineering and Centre for Educational Technology,
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
With demand for resources showing no signs of easing the provision of mining education has never been more important but is being jeopardized by a lack of mining academics.
The lack of young people coming through the ranks has resulted in some despondency in the corridors of institutes offering mining education.