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    About Us

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    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 8 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 9th edition of Prithvi,

    "Contemporary Geoscience & Future Implications"

    To be held from 17th to 19th March, 2017 , 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.



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    Team Members


    Overall Coordinators

    Gaurav Kolhekar

    SEG Student Chapter

    email : gaurav@prithvi-geo.in
    Phone: +91-8609288707

    Gajendra Singh

    Vice President,
    SPG Student Chapter

    email : gajendra@prithvi-geo.in
    Phone: +91-9051648742

    Saumya Vohra

    AAPG Student Chapter

    email : saumya@prithvi-geo.in
    Phone: +91-9800106200

    Narayana Rao Danana

    Vice President,
    SEG Student Chapter

    email : dnr@prithvi-geo.in
    Phone: +91-9800192358

    Yadhu Sankar T C

    Vice President,
    AAPG Student Chapter

    email : yadhu@prithvi-geo.in
    Phone: +91-7872686508

    Web Team

    Manvi Garg

    email : manvi@prithvi-geo.in
    Phone: +91-9800190300

    Ghazi Sultan

    email : ghazisultan25@gmail.com
    Phone: +91-7548916239

    Mukesh Chandak

    email : mukesh@prithvi-geo.in
    Phone: +91-9933910208

    Abhinav Saini

    email : abhinavsaini@prithvi-geo.in
    Phone: +91-9460139837

    Design Team

    Bhushan Choudhary

    email : bhushan@prithvi-geo.in
    Phone: +91-9516742269

    Aaditya singh rajawat

    email : aaditya@prithvi-geo.in
    Phone: +91-9933997445


    Ankit Singh

    email : ankitsingh@prithvi-geo.in
    Phone: +91-9800196904

    Pavan Kumar

    email : pavan@prithvi-geo.in
    Phone: +91-9800105334

    Satish Kumar Sudhanshu

    email : satish@prithvi-geo.in
    Phone: +91-9800187478

    Executive Heads

    Alok Verma

    email : alok@prithvi-geo.in
    Phone: +91-9933890511

    Arushi Chauhan

    email : arushi@prithvi-geo.in
    Phone: +91-8145865510

    Gurrala Naveen Kumar

    email : gurrala@prithvi-geo.in
    Phone: +91-9933931453

    Karan Gupta

    email : karan@prithvi-geo.in
    Phone: +91-8972635365

    Priyam Bhartia

    email : priyam@prithvi-geo.in
    Phone: +91-8145869589

    Shalu Gupta

    email : shalu@prithvi-geo.in
    Phone: +91-9933958051

    Somesh Gupta

    email : somesh@prithvi-geo.in
    Phone: +91-9933911857

    Suraj Ghule

    email : ghulesuraj@prithvi-geo.in
    Phone: +91-7501379105


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    Q. How do I reach Kharagpur?

    A. Kharagpur (KGP) station is connected to all the major train stations of the country. But in case if your station has no direct trains to KGP then catch a train to Kolkata. It takes 2-3 hours by train to reach Kharagpur from Kolkata.

    Q. How do I reach IIT campus on reaching KGP station?

    A. The route from station to IIT KGP is not at all hectic rather a well known one. You can hire a cab or an auto from KGP station to IIT Kharagpur. The recent rates are around Rs10 per person for auto or a cab facility with 6-8 occupancy for Rs 150 per cab.

    Q. What about accommodation during the fest?

    A. There will be no problem of accommodation on reaching IIT campus. Accommodation will be provided in the hostel from 2000 hrs 16th March, 2017 to 0800 hrs 20th March, 2017. It will be free of cost. Accommodation for girls will be separate and will have 24 hour authorized security. You will be provided with blankets, pillows and mattress.

    Q. What about the security, I have fears that my belongings could be stolen?

    A. IIT Kharagpur has 24 hours of vigilant and authorized security in the entire campus. Security personnel will be at the security desk of individual hostels. But still avoid carrying any expensive items which are not required. We can't guarantee the safety of your belongings, we will try our level best to ensure the security but you are solely responsible for the safety of your belongings.

    Q. Where do I eat?

    A. There are number of good restaurants within the campus which serve both non-veg and veg dishes. Further, this time Prithvi 2017 is possibly going to have a food court with caterers like Dominos Pizza, Rooster etc.

    Q. In case of medical emergency, where should I go?

    A. Campus has B.C. Roy Hospital with 24 hours of medical facility. In case of medical emergency do inform our team members and we shall ensure immediate action. Contacts are provided on the website of Prithvi 2017.

    Q. How many participants and teams can participate from one university?

    A. There is no limit on number of participants and number of teams from a university.

    Q. In how many events can one participate?

    A. You can participate in all the events. We will make sure that no events overlap.

    Q. What about team registration?

    A. Team registration will be done on the spot.

    Q. What are the registration charges ?

    A. The registration charges will be Rs 700. This includes entry to all events, guest lectures, workshops, one Executive dinner and accommodation in hostels. Each participant will receive T-shirts, writing pads, folders and other goodies against that money.

    Q. When will I get my certificates and prizes?

    A. Certificate and prizes will be given on the concluding day of the Prithvi 2017.

    Q. I still have some unanswered questions. What do I do?

    A. Your questions are always welcome. Contact of the team members looking after each event is provided with individual events. For general query you can mail to query@prithvi-geo.in.





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