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1160. 

Name of the IIT professor who was honoured with the National Geospatial Award for Excellence -2017.

[A]. Soumya Ranjan Sahoo
[B]. Amrita Roy
[C]. Debarati Chatterjee
[D]. Jayanta Kumar Ghosh

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

IIT Roorkee professor Jayanta Kumar Ghosh was felicitated with the National Geospatial Award for Excellence -2017 (Life Time Achievement Award) by the Indian Society for Remote Sensing for his contribution towards the development of geospatial science and applications. The award which carries a citation, a medal and Rs.1,00,000 was conferred to J. K. Ghosh, a professor at the civil engineering department of the IIT Roorkee on 5th December 2018 at SAC (Space Application Centre) Ahmedabad. The Indian Society for Remote Sensing is an organisation known in the area of space science, remote sensing and geo-spatial technology.

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