36th International Geological Congress (IGC)
March 2, 2020 - March 8, 2020
India had the privilege of organising the 22nd session of IGC at New Delhi in 1964. This was the first IGC in Asia. Thus, the IGC is returning to Indian subcontinent after a gap of 56 years.
The event theme is “Geosciences: The Basic Science for a Sustainable Future”.
36th IGC is a Government of India funded project under the aegis of Ministry of Mines and the Ministry of Earth Sciences. Geological Survey of India is the Nodal agency for organizing this conference with active support of Indian National Science Academy (INSA) and the support of science academies of Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Organizing this event envisages support and cooperation from all geoscientific organizations, institutes and geoscientists of India and Indian sub-continent.