Nepal Geological Society (NGS): Nepal National Group of IAEG and a leading organization in geosciences

Nepal Geological Society (NGS): Nepal National Group of IAEG and a leading organization in geosciences

Training and Interaction program on: “Mining and Engineering Geology in the Field”

Venue: seminar hall of the Central Department of Geology, Kirtipur

Date: 8 July, 2018.

Organizer: Nepal Geological Society and Nepal Geological Student Society (NGSS)

One day training and interaction program on Mining and Engineering Geology profession was jointly organized by Nepal Geological Society (NGS) and Nepal Geological Student Society (NGSS) in the seminar hall of the Central Department of Geology, Kirtipur on 8 July, 2018. The training was targeted to the master level students of final semester in general geology and engineering geology. More than 60 students participated from Central Department of Geology and Department of Geology, Tri-Chandra Multiple Campus. The main aim of the program was to prepare the students for professional job especially in the field of mining and engineering geology. On the program Mr. Lila Nath Rimal (Mining Geology Expert) and Mr. Sanjeev Regmi (Engineering Geology Expert), presented and interacted with students about the role and responsibility of young geologists in these sectors in future. They focused on the present rules, regulations, system, working trend, duties and inputs of geologists, quality assurance, most adopted guidelines, content of report preparation, communication with other disciplines etc.

The program was chaired by Dr. Kabi Raj Paudyal, President of Nepal Geological Society. He highlighted the advantage of such program to develop professional skills in new job with new responsibility. He added that the academic knowledge might not be fully sufficient for specific professional duties and such type of training program would help to orient the young geologists in their professional job overcoming the difficulties of understanding.

Speech from Prof. Dr.Lalu Prasad Paudel, Head of the Central Drpartmernt of Geology, Tribhuvan University

Dr. Kamala Kant Acharya, General Secretary of Nepal Geological Society andCoordinator of Academic and Professional Development Sub Committee deliveredthe welcome speech and highlighted the program. Prof. Dr. Lalu Prasad Paudel,Head of the Central Department of Geology focused on the need of such program.He assured to support such useful trainings from the CDG in coming days also inhis speech. Mr. Deepak Sapkota, president of NGSS conducted the program. At thelast of the program training certificates were distributed to the participants.

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