Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun

The Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology is an autonomous research Institute of the Department of the science & Technology, Govt. of India. Established in June, 1968 as a small nucleus in two rooms of the Botany Department, Delhi University, the Institute was shifted to Dehra Dun during April, 1976. Previously named as the Institute of Himalayan Geology, it was renamed as the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology in memory of its founder- the late Prof. D. N. Wadia, (F.R.S. and National Professor), in appreciation to his contributions to geology of the Himalayas. During the last quarter century the Institute has grown into a centre of excellence in Himalayan Geology and is recognised as a National Laboratory of International repute with well equipped laboratories and other infra structural facilities for undertaking advance level of research in the Country. The Institute at present has on its roll 54 scientists, 48 technical and 76 administration and supporting staff. Also there are about 40 research students, research associates and other staff working in sponsored projects.

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The Director
Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology
33, Gen. Mahadeo Singh Road, Dehra Dun - 248001
Phone: 91-135-2627387, 2624806, 2623109
Fax: 91-135-2625212
Email: wihg[at]sancharnet[dot]in
Website: Visit Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology