As a part of its promotional activities for the development of earth science-related technologies, growth of geosciences in general, and spread of accruing societal benefits, the IGC has instituted as many as nine cash prizes for young scientists, who take part in its Conventions by oral and poster presentations.

In addition, there is a GSI-Sesquicentennial Commemorative Award of Rs. 5,000/- in value alongwith citation to the contributor of the paper, adjudged as the best among the research papers contributed to a Convention.

An honourium of Rs 5000/= in cash is given to each speaker invited to deliver Professor Prem Bahadur Verma Memorial Lecture





To encourage, co-ordinate and promote the activities of advanced study and researchi n all branches of earth sciences with special emphasis on problems of Indian Geology and to collaborate and co-operate with various national and international institutions related to the study of earth sciences to further the objectives.

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Setting-up was initially heralded in 1976 by Late Prof. A.G. Jhingran for holding biennial conventions as fora for scientific discussions and dissemination of scientific knowledge in the field of geosciences. Having remained in infancy and homeless for about a decade with only nomadicroutines of holding biennial conventions,

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