• Prof. V. R. Sastry is appointed as a Member of "Pear Review Committee" of National Institute of Rock Mechanics (Jan. 2014 to Dec. 2016), by Ministry of Mines, Govt. of India. 
  • Prof. V. R. Sastry worked as Independent Director, Central Mine Planning & Design Institute  Ltd, Ranchi (A Govt. of India Enterprise) (Aug. 2007 - December 2013)
  • Prof V. R. Sastry worked as Independent Director, KIOCL Limited, Bangalore (A Govt. of India Enterprise) (2009 - 2012)
  • Dr. Harsha Vardhan Received “D N Thakur Award” from Mining, Geological and Metallurgical Institute of India for outstanding contribution to Earth Sciences. The award comprised of Gold Medal and a citation.
  • Dr. K. Ram Chandar received “SRG IT Award- 2008-09” from Mining Engineers Association of India (2010).
  • Dr. K. Ram Chandar received “Outstanding Young Person Award” from Junior Chamber International, Mangalore, (2011).
  • Dr. K. Ram Chandar received ISTE- SGSITS” National Award for the best research work done by Young Teachers of Engineering Colleges in India (2012).
  • Dr. K. Ram Chandar received “IE-India Young Engineer Award” from Institution of Engineers (India) 2012.
  • Dr. Harsha Vardhan and Dr. M. Aruna Provided technical support to Central Empowered Committee (CEC) appointed by Honourable Supreme Court of India for survey of mining leases in Bellary, Chitradurga and Tumkur districts of Karnataka.
  • Dr. Harsha Vardhan and Dr. M. Aruna Provided technical support to Central Bureau of Investigation pertaining to mine lease boundary survey.
  • Dr. Harsha Vardhan Member, Editorial Board of the International Journal of Mining and Mineral Engineering published by Inderscience Publishers, U.K from 2008 onwards.
  • Dr. M. Aruna wrote a text book "Lighting of Mine Haul Roads", (ISBN: 978-3-8433-8691-3), LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany.
  • Dr. Harsha Vardhan wrote a book entitled Rock Engineering Design: Properties and Applications of Sound Level is published by CRC Press of Taylor & Francis Group; Publication Date: September 3, 2013; ISBN-10: 1466582952 | ISBN-13: 978-1466582958.
  • Dr. Harsha Vardhan Received “Award for Best Research Publication (Published) by Science Faculty (ARP)” for the year 2011-12 instituted by Vision Group on Science and Technology (VGST), Department of IT, BT and S&T, Government of Karnataka for the paper “Estimating rock properties using sound levels produced during drilling”. The award comprised of Cash Prize and a citation.
  • Dr. K. Ram Chandar received “Certificate of Appreciation” from MentorNet, the E-Mentoring Network for Diversity in Engineering and Sciences, USA.
  • Dr. K. Ram Chandar is a member of Editorial Board, Goematerial, an International Journal published by Scientific Research Publishing, USA.
  • Dr. K. Ram Chandar is a member of Editorial Board, Frontiers in Geotechnical Engineering- An International Journal.
  • Dr. K. Ram Chandar is a member of Editorial Board, International Journal of Earth Sciences & Engineering.
  • Dr. K. Ram Chandar is a Reviewer for  International Journal of Environmental Monitoring and Analysis
  • Dr. K. Ram Chandar is a Member of Project Review and Supervisory Group of the Project- Development of e-content for Slope Engineering to IIT-BHU (Appointed by MHRD, Govt. of India)
 

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