Now Fourth Volume is in your hands. The response of the previous volumes was very encouraging and in this volume the contributions are complimentary to the research papers of the previous volumes and many new concepts pertaining to Himalayan evolution, glaciation, micro-palaeontology, seismicty, geochemistry geomorphology, stratigraphy and age data by distinguished geoscientists are incorporated.
Dr. P.S. Saklani (b.28.8.1941) is Professor of Geology at the University of Delhi for the last three decades, Formerly he was the Vice Chancellor of HNB Garhwal University, Uttaranchal from 1999 to 2001 and the Chairman of the Commission for Scientific and Technical Terminology, Govt. of India from 1994-1998. He was elected as President of Earth System Sciences of the 85th Session of the Indian Science Congress in 1997-98. Prof. Saklani has been a recipient of several awards (e.g. Consulting Editor of American Biographical Institute, Releigh, U.S.A.; 21st Century Award; U.P. Ratna Award etc.). He has authored four original books and published 56 research papers on Himalayan Geology. He has guided 11 students for Ph.D. and 11 Students for M.Phil. degrees.