Earthquake Awareness and Preparedness Forum

To take care of and enhance the activities of ISET in the area of Earthquake Awareness and Preparedness, a dedicated forum named ‘Earthquake Awareness and Preparedness Forum’ is established within ISET for the promotion of Earthquake Awareness and Preparedness, on November 11, 2019.

The main aim of the forum is to promote the dissemination of recent advances and activities in the area of Earthquake Awareness and Preparedness within India and around the world. This is being achieved through involving large number of professionals in India and overseas in various activities related to Earthquake Awareness and Preparedness. Forum has been trying to proliferate the dissemination of the knowledge of Earthquake Awareness and Preparedness and other allied fields by organizing short courses, conferences, and workshops.

Present and Future Activities of the Forum:

    Present and future activities of the forum are given below:

  • 1. To look after the activities of ISET in the area of Earthquake Awareness and Preparedness.

  • 2. To promote the activities in the area of Earthquake Awareness and Preparedness at Pan-India.

  • 3. To encourage faculty at various institutes to organize Conferences, Workshops, Expert lectures and Training programmes on behalf of Earthquake Awareness and Preparedness Forum, ISET.

  • 4. To attract funding for organizing various events of the Forum by approaching State Governments/AICTE/DST or Industries.

Though, the Forum will be co-terminus with the present ISET Executive Committee (i.e. term 2019-2021), a permanent Earthquake Awareness and Preparedness Forum as a part of ISET may be established in future with the support external funding by donors in line with Soil Dynamics Forum.


Office Bearers:
Chairman : Dr. Ajay Chourasia
Principal Scientist & Associate Prof. (AcSIR)
Incharge, Building Dynamic Laboratory
Structural Engineering Group
CSIR-Central Building Research Institute
Roorkee – 247 667
E-mail: ajaycbri@gmail.com, ajayapc@yahoo.com
Secretary : Prof. Hemant B. Kaushik
Department of Civil Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Guwahati – 781039, India
E-mail: hemantbk@iitg.ac.in, hemantbk@gmail.com