Our Mission

To facilitate the development, promotion and management of the mineral resources in a sustainable way in order to foster the economic growth of the country.

Our Vision

Sustainable development and management of mineral resources for national prosperity

Director General of Geological Survey

Name: Thongjang Awak Thongjang

Educational Background:

  • MSc in Apply Development Studies- Reading University, UK-2001.
  • Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation- Danish Institute, Arusha-1999.
  • BSc in Geology-Zagazik University, Egypt-1982

Experience:

  • Vice President of Dar Petroleum Company (DPOC).
  • Director General of Mineral Development- Ministry of Petroleum and Mining.
  • Director General of Planning, Training and Research-Ministry of Petroleum and Mining.
  • Head of Department of Hydro-geology, Well Design and Water Quality Testing- UNICEF Water Project in Wau.
  • Geologist at Geological Research Authority Sudan (GRAS).

 

FUNCTIONS OF THE DIRECTORATE

  • Conducting regional and detail geological mapping.
  • Conducting regional geo-chemical survey of South Sudan.
  • Carrying out an airborne geophysical survey.
  • Establishment and operationalization of geological laboratory and library
  • Provision of geo-technical services.

DEPARTMENTS OF THE DIRECTORATE

•    Geological Mapping.
•    Geophysical Survey.
•    Geochemical Survey.
•    Engineering Geology and Geotechnics.
•    Hydrogeology.
•    Sesimology and Geohazards.