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Dear Colleagues and Friends,

Welcome to the 36th International Geological Congress (IGC)

You are aware, India, along with its co-host neighboring countries viz., Bangladesh, Nepal, Srilanka & Pakistan won the bid to host the 36th International Geological Congress (IGC) in National Capital Region (NCR), Delhi from 2nd - 8th March, 2020.

The bid by the five countries of the South Asian region was tabled during the 34th International Geological Congress at Brisbane, Australia in August 2012 as a South Asian Bid to host the 36th Session of IGC in India in year 2020. The world geoscientific community is thanked for overwhelmingly supporting the South Asian Bid!

This website brings to you the preliminary information about the 36th International Geological Congress. It will be gradually upgraded into a complete conference portal as we progress with our preparations for hosting 36th IGC.

We invite you to join our mailing list to keep you updated about the news and events related to the organization of this congress.

36th IGC, Secretariat
New Delhi

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List of selected applicants for attending 35th IGC, Cape Town, South Africa, 2016

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  • 36 th IGC is hosting a Dinner on 31 st August 2016 from 16.30 onwards at The Reserve, Taj Cape Town. (By invitation only).
  • “IGC 2016: India @ Capetown” What’s App group formed for the delegation from India. Contact the admin/s for addition of members. Do remain connected.
  • Visit Indian Stall no GG5 in huge numbers. Enjoy the attractions.
  • Geo Quiz, (Winners through lucky draw avail free registration).
  • Exciting take aways,
  • Rich collection of publications
  • Information brochures
  • Watch out!! for our updates on social media sites. Tune in to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn
  • Closing ceremony on 2 September, 2016 (16:00 hrs). Don’t Miss Out!!


Download documents for settlement of claim for participation at 35th IGC

1. 36IGC_Accounting_Proforma_F
2. Deputation Report_Proforma_F

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Funded By

Ministry of Mines &
Ministry of Earth Sciences

Government of India

Nodal Organisation

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