Dr. Shakeel Ahmed, Chief Scientist & Head of Indo-French Centre for Groundwater Research at CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute, Hyderabad received Savitri Chadha Memorial award to be awarded annually by the Indian National Committee of International Association of Hydrogeologists (INC-IAH).

Award of Excellence in Groundwater Investigation and Management 2016.

The award carries a certificate, trophy, and an amount of Rs. 25000/-. The award was presented by H.E. Governor of Haryana, Prof.Kaptan Singh Solanki at a workshop organized by the INC-IAH on 17th December at the Manav Rachna International University, Faridabad