This department is responsible for all the geological services rendered by the Agency. These services include cadastral survey/geographic information system GIS, geophysical survey, engineering geological investigation, hydrogeological investigation, and various laboratory services (geochemical and geotechnical). Iron/Ferroalloys and Coal/Industrial Minerals departments carry out their functions by effectively using the services of Geological Services department. The department is manned by geoscientists of wide range of specialization, including geophysicists, surveyors, hydrogeologists, engineering geologists, analytical chemists and mineral processing engineers.