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Gurmeet Kaur at Panjab University’s geology department.(Ravi Kumar/HT)

This geologist studies stones used in heritage sites like red sandstone and makrana

Hindustan TImes, Chandigarh | By Aakriti Sharma
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2019 03:02 PM IST
From studying rocks that contain diamonds to campaigning for recognition of stones used in heritage structures, Gurmeet Kaur, 45, assistant professor, department of geology, Panjab University, has a career to ‘dig’ for.
Used in Taj Mahal, marble from Makrana in Rajasthan is now Asia’s first Global Heritage Stone Resource.(HT Photo)
Used in Taj Mahal, marble from Makrana in Rajasthan is now Asia’s first Global Heritage Stone Resource.(HT Photo)

Marble used for Taj Mahal is now ‘Global Heritage Stone Resource’

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Aakriti Sharma
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2019 10:25 PM IST
Makrana marble is the first stone resource from India and Asia to get the GHSR status.
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