Eighth Nepal Geological Congress
(November 27-29, 2016)
An international Geoscientific Event organized by Nepal Geological Society in association with National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), Department of Mines and Geology (DMG), Department of Irrigation, Melamchi Water Supply Project, National Society for Earthquake Technology (NSET)-Nepal and Hariyoban Program.

The 8th Nepal Geological Congress was organized by Nepal Geological Society (NGS) from 27th to 29th November, 2016 in order to exchange expertise, experiences and knowledge for building effective cooperation among the geoscientists of all over the world.

The Congress was held on November 27 - 29, 2016 in Kathmandu, Nepal with the main theme was “Geoscience in National Development and Disaster Management” and aims were to exchange expertise, experiences and knowledge for building effective cooperation among geoscientists from all over the world to promote sustainable development and manage natural disasters through the knowledge and practices of geosciencs. The Congress was planned  in the aftermath of 2015-Gorkha earthquake (Mw 7.8 mainshock on April 25 and Mw 7.3 aftershock on May 12) that caused over 9000 deaths and huge destruction, special sessions had devoted for research on seismology, seismic hazards and recovery and reconstruction studies.

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Contacts:

Dr. Danda Pani Adhikari
Chair, 11th ARC
President, Nepal Geological Society
Cell: +977- 9841712360
Email: himalayawatch@gmail.com      
Prof. Dr. Megh Raj Dhital
Convener, 11th ARC
Tel.: +977-9741056762
Dr. Ranjan Kumar Dahal
Co-convener, 11th ARC
Cell: + 977- 9851060464
Email:  rkdahal@gmail.com
            ranjan@tugeology.edu.np
Dr. Prem Bahadur Thapa
Secretariat, 11th ARC
General Secretary, Nepal Geological Society
Cell: +977- 9841353936
   

 

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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