Early Bird Registration: Now Open |   Third Circular: Uploaded |   Abstract Submission: Now Open |   Field Trips Booking : Now Open |  Accommodation Bookings : Now Open |  GeoHost Application: Now Open |  GeoExpo bookings: Now Open|  Workshops/Short Courses Expression submission: Now Open |  Business Meetings Proposal Submission: Now Open |  Abstract submission is now free

In-Congress Day Trips

1. NR020: Title: Qutub and Humayun’s Tomb Complex (Delhi): UNESCO world heritage sites

This in-Congress IGC trip starts and ends at India Expo Mart Greater Noida;

Start date: 2 – 8 March 2020;

Pickup at: 0900 Hrs.; Drop off at: 1800 Hrs.

Participants: 15 Min. & 35 Max.  Duration: 1 day;

Trip coordinator/s: Ms. Gurmeet Kaur and Dr. Fareeduddin

Other contributors: Jaspreet Saini and Parminder Kaur

Trip overview: The one-day trip showcases three main natural stones used for construction of most outstanding UNESCO heritage monuments of Delhi. These are (i) Red Sandstone; belonging to Vindhyan Basin and (ii) Delhi quartzite,(iii) White marble belonging to Aravalli mountain belt.

Geo-tourism spots: Qutub Minar Complex, Humayun’s Tomb Complex

2. NR021: Title: Tectonic configuration of Siwalik Belt and unfolding structural evolution of Siwalik fold-thrust belt in Kala Amb-Nahan area, Sirmaur distt., Himachal Pradesh

This in-Congress IGC trip starts and ends at Place of Stay in New Delhi / Greater Noida

Start date: 2 – 8 March 2020;

Pickup at: 0400 Hrs.; Drop off at: 2200 Hrs.

Participants: 5 Min. & 15 Max.  Duration: 1 day;

Trip coordinator/s: Manoj Kumar and Rajinder Kumar

Other contributors: Pradeep Singh, Surender Kumar and Kundan D. Rangari

Trip overview: This sector of Himachal Himalaya is one of the detailed worked out stretches as far as the studies of Siwalik litho-sequence, part of Foreland Basin sediments ranging in age from the Thanetian to Pleistocene and associated thrusts like MBF, Nahan Thrust and HFT and associated palaeo-seismic events, are concerned. Thus, the proposed transact portrays the complete tectonic evolution of the Himalayas through a narrow corridor of Siwalik tectonic configuration depicting the new concept of structural evolution of Himalayas and is bound to attract the academician, geomorphologist, structural & tectonics including Neotectonics, seismologist etc.

Geo-tourism spots: Renuka ji, Adi Badri Temple, Nahan City, etc.