Chairman, Governing Council (GC)

Dr. Shailesh Nayak ,
Chairman, Governing Council, NCAOR, Goa.
Educational Details A graduate from M. S. University of Baroda (1973),
MSc from the M. S. University of Baroda (1975)
PhD in Geology [*Geology of the bauxite deposits of Kutch and Valsad districts (Gujarat State) with special reference to their mode of occurrence, genesis and economic utility.] from M. S. University of Baroda (1980)
Research Interests Studies related to coastal and marine environment, disaster management, modelling.
Career Details September,2008 To Till Secretary of MoES
May,2006-August,2008 Director,Indian National Centre For Ocean Information Services,Hyderabad
2001-2006 Scientist 'G' and Group Director, Marine & Water Resources, Space Applications Centre (ISRO).
1998-2001 Scientist 'SG',Space Applications Centre (ISRO).
1998 Head, Marine & Water Resources,Space Applications Centre (ISRO).
1993-1998 Scientist 'SF',Space Applications Centre (ISRO).
1989-1993 Scientist 'SE',Space Applications Centre (ISRO).
1985-1989 Scientist 'SD',Space Applications Centre (ISRO).
1981-1985 Scientist 'SC',Space Applications Centre (ISRO).
1978-1981 Scientific Assistant 'C',Space Applications Centre (ISRO).
1977-1978 Senior Scientific Asst.,Gujarat Engineering Research Institute
Other Information Dr. S.P Chatterjee Memorial Lecture on Remote Sensing and GIS for Costal Zone Manegment,
instituted by the Indian National Cartographic Association (INCA), No. 22, 2007.
National Minrral Award-2005 (Applied Geology), Ministry of Mines, Govt. of India.
Indian National Remote Sensing Award for the Year 1994, Indian Society of Remote Sensing, Dehradun.
Hari-Ohm Ashram Prerit Inter-University Smarak Trust Prize for the Year 1981-82 for Geology/geography.
Dinesh Chokshi Memorial prize for securing highest marks in M. Sc. (Geology) in 1975.