Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology

33 GMS Road, Dehradun


(0135) 2525100

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

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.


 Carryout research towards the development of new concepts and models for the geodynamic evolution of the Himalaya through an interdisciplinary approach.

 Develop exploration strategies and management of natural reserves like minerals, industrial material, glaciers and water.

 Plan and coordinate research towards understanding physical processes causing natural disasters, evaluate their hazard potential and suggest remedial measures.

 Serve as the National Reference Center for the database on the geology of Himalaya.

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