Dr. N. Satyavani, Senior Scientist of the Gas Hydrate group of CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute was awarded the Raman Research Fellowship of the CSIR, for the year 2016-2017.The Raman Research Fellowships are granted to the CSIR researchers carrying out research in the emerging /high priority areas in reputed foreign institutions / R &D centers of Excellence. Dr. Satyavani has published several scientific papers related to the Gas Hydrate research and has been working in the area of identification of Gas Hydrate occurrence. She is actively involved in the seismic data processing and interpretation, having processed Seismic data sets (about 20,000lkm) pertaining to the Indian continental margin. She has also participated in the scientific cruises aimed at exploration of the Gas Hydrates in the Indian offshore region.