Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology

 
Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology
City Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
Locality GMS Road
Established 1968
Affiliated to Delhi University Faculty of Law (DUFL)
Address 33 GMS Road, Dehradun - 248001, India.
Phone +91 (0135) 2525 100
Fax 0135-2625212
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Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology was established in the year 1968, Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology is affiliated to Delhi University Faculty of Law (DUFL)

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    The Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology is an autonomous research Institute of the Department of the science & Technology, Govt. of India. Established in June, 1968 as a small nucleus in two rooms of the Botany Department, Delhi University, the Institute was shifted to Dehra Dun during April, 1976. Previously named as the Institute of Himalayan Geology, it was renamed as the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology in memory of its founder- the late Prof. D. N. Wadia, (F.R.S. and National Professor), in appreciation to his contributions to geology of the Himalayas. During the last quarter century the Institute has grown into a centre of excellence in Himalayan Geology and is recognised as a National Laboratory of International repute with well equipped laboratories and other infra structural facilities for undertaking advance level of research in the Country. The Institute at present has on its roll 54 scientists, 48 technical and 76 administration and supporting staff. Also there are about 40 research students, research associates and other staff working in sponsored projects.

    Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun is an autonomous research institute of the Department of the Science & Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India.

    Initially named as the Institute of Himalayan Geology, it was renamed as the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology in memory of its founder, the late Prof. D. N. Wadia (F.R.S. and National Professor), in appreciation to his contributions to the geology of the Himalayas. During the last quarter century the Institute has grown into a centre of excellence in Himalayan Geology and is recognised as a National Laboratory of international repute with well equipped laboratories and other infrastructural facilities for undertaking advanced level of research in the country.

    Vision
    Application of emerging knowledge about the earth processes for fostering sustainable development and secured living in the Himalayan region.

    Mission
    Continuously strive to unravel the geological truths related to mountain building, particularly Himalaya, for improving understanding of geodynamic processes, climate variability, natural resources, evolution of life, assessment and mitigation of natural hazards.

    Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology offers various graduate courses as well as Post Graduate courses.

     
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      Alumni
      Generations of past students, both male and female, are proud to be known and enjoy maintaining their connection with the college and each other. Please write to [email protected] with link of existing almuni group, or request for creation of group.