Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun

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Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun is an autonomous research institute for the study of Geology of the Himalaya under the Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India. It was established in June, 1968 in the Botany Department, Delhi University, the Institute was shifted to Dehradun, Uttrakhand during April, 1976.
The institute also has three field search stations, at Naddi-Dharamsala, Dokriani Bamak Glacier Station and at Itanagar in Arunachal Pradesh.
The institute has its origins in department of Geology at University of Delhi, after being shifted to Dehradun it was initially named as the Institute of Himalayan Geology, renamed in 1976 as the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology in memory of its founder, late Prof. Darashaw Nosherwan Wadia (F.R.S. and National Professor), in honor to his contributions to the geology of the Himalayas. During the last quarter century the Institute has grown as a centre of excellence in the field Himalayan Geology and is recognised as a National Laboratory of international repute with advanced laboratories and other infrastructural facilities for undertaking higher level of research in the country.
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  • Research service for the nation since, 1968 in the field of earth-sciences and its application areas. Aimed by Dr. D. N. Wadia to unravel the geological truths related to mountain building, particular...  more »
  • I will rate this visit to be good. Gathered some knowledge and it was an informative visit. Place was neat and clean.  more »
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  • Today we visited S.P. Notiyal Museum. A real dinosaue Egg we seen there that was amazing movement. A working seismograph machine was recording every shock.
  • Research institute with modern instruments.
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