P.V.Sunder Raju, senior scientist of CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute, has been elected fellow to two international earth science societies ‘Geological Society of London' and ‘Society of Economic Geologists', USA, a press release from NGRI stated. Dr. Raju, whose research area is focussed on the nature and occurrence of Platinum in association with Chromite in Dharwar and Central Indian cratons, has also published a work on Gold Mineralisation in Banded Iron formations.