Call for Registration: Indo-Nepal Webinar for Geotechnical Excellence

Indian Geotechnical Society (IGS) and Nepal Geotechnical Society (NGS) are delighted to announce the kickoff of the “Indo-Nepal Webinar Series for Geotechnical Excellence,” an initiative following the recent Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed by both societies. This series marks the beginning of a collaborative journey aimed at strengthening ties and sharing knowledge between the geotechnical communities of India and Nepal.

Theme of the Webinar:

Hydro Tunnelling in the Himalayas


  • Increase awareness and understanding of geotechnical engineering issues at an international level.
  • Enhance networking opportunities for geotechnical professionals and researchers.
  • Identify potential areas for collaboration and future joint endeavours.
  • Dissemination of valuable knowledge and expertise to support the advancement of geotechnical engineering practices.
  • Work as per the concept of the MOU signed between IGS and NGS in IGC 2023, Roorkee.

Speakers and Topics:
Mr. Arvind Kumar Mishra (India)
Topic: Analysis of highly fragile deep slopes and dam abutments in the Himalayas

Dr. Gyanendra Lal Shrestha (Nepal)
Topic: Tunnelling in the Nepal Himalayas and associated challenges

Date: 6 April 2024
Time: 6:30 PM (India Time); 6:45 PM (Nepal Time)
Mode: Online/Zoom

Brochure of the event:

Indo_Nepal Webinar_April 6

Registration Link:…/reg…/WN_RYXQv0eaTfqAkD6u9NArCg

Zoom ID and credentials will be sent to email after the registration.

We look forward to your active participation in this enriching experience, as we take this first step towards a long and fruitful partnership between the IGS and NGS, aimed at achieving geotechnical excellence.

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