PRITHVI is an initiative of Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG), IIT Kharagpur Student Chapter,
in association with American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG), IIT Kharagpur Student Chapter
and Society Of Petroleum Geophysicists, IIT Kharagpur Student Chapter also along with the students of
the Department of Geology and Geophysics.
Born in 2009 with the motto of promoting technology, scientific thinking and innovation,
Prithvi has surpassed 7 golden years of creating an unmatched aura of a science and technology spectacle
year after year at the IIT Kharagpur campus at Kharagpur, West Bengal.
In its endeavour to provide an international platform to the youth to showcase their talents and
skill sets in fierce competitions, display cutting edge technology and research from all over the
globe & have world renowned personalities motivate the youth in the field of Geo-Sciences.
This year Prithvi is an attempt to ponder this perspective. We take immense pleasure in
presenting the 8th edition of Prithvi,
"Pioneering work in Geotechnology; Challenges, Opportunities and Impacts"
To be held from 18th to 20th March, 2016
, the stage is yet again set for a perfect meet of academia,
alumnus and industry. The symposium will constitute of many competitions,
workshops, exhibitions and guest lectures focusing on exploration and various earth science fronts.