Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, India
Dr. Manoranjan Mohanty has completed his M Sc Tech degree in Applied Geology from Indian Institute of Technology (ISM), Dhanbad in 1996. He was also recipient of the Post Graduate Diploma Certificate in Seismology and Earthquake Engineering from International Institute of Seismology and Earthquake Engineering, Tsukuba, Japan. He has also been awarded PhD degree in Seismology from Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra during 2011. Dr. Mohanty has been working in Department of Science and Technology as Scientist for the last two decades. He was looking after various earth science research related programme of the Government of India. He has also supported various National Facilities for carrying out research in Earth Sciences under Science and Engineering Research Board, a statutory body under DST, Government of India and New Delhi. Dr. Mohanty is currently working as Director in DST and looking after 26 Autonomous Organizations of DST.