Kirti Delhi, India 226 Questions 325 Answers 23 Best Answers 1k Points View Profile Kirti Asked: July 6, 20212021-07-06T22:54:50+05:30 2021-07-06T22:54:50+05:30In: UPSC PRELIMS Describe National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research (NCPOR). Describe National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research (NCPOR). general Share Facebook 1 Answer Recent Ishu Innovative 370 Questions 228 Answers 176 Best Answers 1k Points View Profile Best Answer Ishu Innovative 2021-07-06T22:59:40+05:30Added an answer on July 6, 2021 at 10:59 pm National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research (NCPOR): National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research (NCPOR) is India’s premier R&D institution responsible for the country’s research activities in the polar and Southern Ocean realms. It was established as an autonomous Research and Development Institution of the Ministry of Earth Sciences in 1998. It is also responsible for the maintenance of the Indian stations in Antarctica (Maitri & Bharati) and the Arctic (Himadri). The Geoscientific Programmes at NCPOR seek to carry out a systematic geoscientific survey of the Ocean realm around India. In the field of the mineral exploration mandate of NCPOR is currently confined to the exploration of gas hydrate occurrences within the EEZ as well as Multi-metal hydrothermal mineralization in the Indian ridge area. 1 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on WhatsApp Cancel the best answer Leave an answerCancel replyYou must login or register to add a new answer. Related Questions What is E-Waste? Describe Narrow Band-Internet of Things (NB-IoT).