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Nepal Geological Society (NGS) founded in 1980 is a professional scientific organization of Geoscientists. It was formally registered at the office of Chief District Officer in Kathmandu, Nepal on 15 April 1980 (2 Baishakh 2037 BS). It has just over 650 members, out of which nearly one third are international members from the Asia- Pacific, Europe, Australia and North America.. The Executive Committee carries out the day to day management and other affairs of the society. NGS has been able to effectively establish an international network of geoscientists engaged in the research of the Himalaya, Karakorum, Hindukush and Tibet. It is also the National Group Member of International Association of Engineering Geology and Environment (IAEG). As a member of Nepal National Committee on International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction (IDNDR) the society led the IDNDR activities in Nepal throughout the decade (1990 - 2000) by organizing seminars, workshops and training as well as making relevant publications. It has prepared for the first time the Comprehensive Database on Natural Disaster Management Capabilities in Nepal in 1997. The Society received the 1998 United Nations Sasakawa Disaster Prevention Award Certificate of Merit in appreciation for its distinguished contribution to disaster prevention, mitigation and preparedness.

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NEWS AND EVENTS
  • Feb
    06

    Nepal Geological Society organized a one day workshop on Earthquake Safety Day-2074 in 2074/10/13 at the conference hall of the United World Trade Center, Tripureshwor, Kathmandu, Nepal in association with Private and Boarding School Association Nepal (BAPSON Kathmandu Province).

  • Oct
    16

    Nepal Geological Society (NGS) has observed the International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) on October 13, 2017 (Friday, 27 Ashwin 2074).

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Activities of 17th and 18th Executive Committee
Nepal Geological Society
P.O.Box No. 231
Kathmandu, Nepal
FREEPHONE: +977-01-4437874
Email: info@ngs.org.np