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International Society for Rock Mechanics (India)


Aims & Objectives



  • To encourage collaboration and exchange of ideas and information between rock mechanics practitioners in the country


  • To encourage teaching, research and advancement of knowledge in the rock mechanics


  • To promote high standards of professional practice among rock engineers so that civil, mining and petroleum engineering works might be safer, more economic and less disruptive to the environment


  • To hold events periodically on rock mechanics and rock engineering themes of general interest to the majority of the membership


  • To cooperate with international bodies whose aims are complementary to those of the Committee


  • To encourage the preparation of internationally recognized nomenclature, codes of practice, standard tests and procedures


  • To encourage collaboration with and support of international programme in the field of Rock Mechanics including cooperation with other organizations in the activities of common interest

  • To act as a coordinating National Body of International Society of Rock Mechanics, comprising of members in the country concerned with Rock Mechanics




Associated Bodies
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World Water Council International Society for Rock Mechanics (INDIA) AITES World Tunnel Congress International Association on Electricity Generation, Transmission and Distribution International Geosynthetics Society (India). Society of Power Engineers (India) International Council on Large Electric Systems International Association for Small Hydro International Water Resources Association International Commission on Large Dams