Eighth Nepal Geological Congress
(November 27-29, 2016)
An international Geoscientific Event successfully organized by the 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 successfully organized by Nepal Geological Society (NGS) which was 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.

Main theme of 8th Nepal Geological Congress was “Geoscience in National Development and Disaster Management” and the aim was 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  for 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 that had devoted for research on seismology, seismic hazards and recovery and reconstruction studies.

Upcoming Events:
11th Asian Regional Conference of IAEG, 28-30 November 2017
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Dr. Danda Pani Adhikari
Chair, 11th ARC
President, Nepal Geological Society
Tel.: +977- 9841712360
Email: himalayawatch@gmail.com

Prof. Dr. Megh Raj Dhital
, 11th ARC
Cell: +977-9741056762
Email: mrdhital@gmail.com

Dr. Ranjan Kumar Dahal
Co-convener, 11th ARC
Tel.: +977- 9851060464
Email: rkdahal@gmail.com

Dr. Prem Bahadur Thapa
Secretariat, 11th ARC
General Secretary, Nepal Geological Society
Tel.: +977- 9841353936
Email: geoscithapa@gmail.com

Nepal Geological Society
P.O.Box No. 231
Kathmandu, Nepal
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Email: info@ngs.org.np