With immense pleasure, the Indian National Science Academy (INSA), the Indian National Adhering Body of IUGG, and the CSIR-NGRI will be hosting the Joint Scientific Assembly 2021 of two Associations of the IUGG, IAGA and IASPEI, along with support from other Earth science institutes of DST (Department of Science & Technology, GoI), CSIR and MoES (Ministry of Earth Sciences, GoI).In addition to the scientific program, attendees will have the options to attend field trips, workshops, and short excursions.
India is a vast country with unique geographical and cultural diversities. The Joint Scientific Assembly being held here offers a special opportunity to witness a lifetime experience of cultural and historic heritage of India. On behalf of the Indian geoscience fraternity, I cordially welcome you for exciting scientific sessions of IAGA-IASPEI while savoring the Nizami (royal) cuisine and comfortable stay at Hyderabad.
Dr. Virendra M. Tiwari
Director, CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute, India
Chair, Local Organizing Committee