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BHU to host discussion on Indian dykes

GEOLOGY DEPARTMENT of Science Faculty in BHU will organise a two-day group discussion on ?Indian dykes? at the Swatantrata Bhawan in BHU on March 18 and 19.

india Updated: Mar 15, 2006 00:22 IST

GEOLOGY DEPARTMENT of Science Faculty in BHU will organise a two-day group discussion on ‘Indian dykes’ at the Swatantrata Bhawan in BHU on March 18 and 19.

Convenor of the programme, Prof Rajesh Kumar Srivastava said this meeting was being organised to discuss many aspects related to Sixth International Dykes Conference to be held at Geology Department of BHUin the year 2010.

Prof Srivastava said that to evaluate the present status of researches on the dykes exposed in different cratons of Indian peninsula, research plans for next three to four years and decide thrust areas for researches on dykes are among other issues to be discussed during the proposed meeting.

Prof Srivastava further informed that former senior deputy director general of Geological Survey of India, Dr M Ramakrishnan will be chief guest of the inaugural function on March 18. Dean of science faculty, Prof P Chandra will preside over the function. “Department of Science and Technology, Government of India has sponsored the meet,” he added.

Former director of Indian School of Mines of Dhanbad, Prof DK Paul, Prof Talat Ahmad of Delhi University, Prof Somnath Dasgupta of Jadhavpur University of Kolkata, Prof S Balkrishnan of Pondichery University, Dr SK Mishra, Deputy Director General of Geological Survey of India and Dr Shivaji of Department of Science and Technology are among other scientists who will participate in the two-day meeting.

Application forms: More than 50,000 application forms of Undergraduate Entrance Test (UET) and Postgraduate Entrance Test (PET) for academic session of 2006-07 of BHU have been sold till now. The last date for receipt
of application forms is March 30.

First Published: Mar 15, 2006 00:22 IST