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Chief Hydrographer of India Vice Admiral Vinay Badhwar. Was conferred with the prestigious Alexander Dalrymple award by the British Government. The award recognizes Badhwar’s work in the areas of hydrography and nautical cartography.
Vice Admiral Vinay Badhwar received the award from British High Commissioner Alex Ellis at a brief ceremony.
About Alexander Dalrymple Award:
The prestigious Alexander Dalrymple Award has been named after the first hydrographer of the Admiralty.
The award was instituted in 2006
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