Objectives

  • Promote excellence in research and development with appropriate use of technology in earth sciences
  • Initiate and facilitate coordinated research by creating technical commissions and working groups in contemporary areas of relevance in earth sciences
  • Promote interaction between individuals, bodies, institutions and industries interested in advancement in knowledge of earth sciences
  • Conduct national and international congresses, symposia, conferences and other meetings, tutorials, exhibitions, etc.
  • Promote publication of research outcome in form of a journal, bulletins, newsletters, books and proceedings of its symposia, conferences and meetings
  • Coordinate and promote scientific activities related to earth sciences among national and regional societies and scientific community at large
  • Represent the field of earth sciences in relevant international forums
  • Cooperate with international and regional associations as well as governmental and intergovernmental bodies including UN organizations
  • Recognize and confer awards to honour meritorious achievements of individuals and groups
  • Promote and contribute education, training in the earth sciences
  • Acquire properties such as land, office premises, for the use of society
  • Securing grants, funds, endowments and administering same for achieving objectives
  • Appoint personnel for smooth functioning of the society
  • Promote all appropriate activities to achieve its mission