It was another day of Award for Hindustan Zinc. Mr. Narendra Kumar Kavdia, General Manager – Exploration has been conferred with the prestigious National Geoscience Award 2010 in recognition of his outstanding contribution in the field of mineral discovery. The innovative exploration strategy using intuitive field, drill core and in-mine observations over a GIS platform has led to significant lead-zinc resource additions rendering India in the first four countries on the lead-zinc map of the world. Mr. Kavadia received the award from Smt. Meira Kumar, Hon’ble Speaker of Lok Sabha in an Award Presentation Ceremony held on 16th February 2012 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. Shri Dinsha J. Patel, Hon'ble Minister of State, Mines (independent Charge) presided over the function.