36th International Geological Congress has been organized in New Delhi. It held virtually between March 20-22, 2022.
Theme of the conference :- "Geosciences : The Basic Science for a Sustainable Future".
Associated Ministry and countries - 36th IGC is a joint endeavour of the Ministry of Mines, Ministry of Earth Science, Indian National Science Academy and the Science Academies of Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka.
Described as the Olympics of Geo Sciences.
About International Geological Congress
The IGC is organized every four years under the Supervision of the International union of Geological Congress (IUGC).
The event would provide a unique platform for knowledge and experience sharing in the field of geosciences and professional networking.
It would give first hand information on latest technologies in mining, mineral exploration and management of water mineral resource and environment.
It would also facilitate increase academic production and create opportunities for capacity building across geoscientific streams.
This event will help in achieving the sustainable Development Goals.
India has hosted the 22nd IGC 58 years ago which was held for the first time in Asia.