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THREE DECADES OF THE EASTERN GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY (EGC)

The Eastern Geographical Society (EGS) was formed in 1971 at Vani Vihar making the P.G. Dept. of Geography as its Headquarters. Now we have entered into the 21st Century, when we are going to celebrate its Silver Jubilee. Though it was due to be celebrated in 1996. Due to some unavoidable circumstances it could not be done

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What We Do

The time has come for introspection and future thinking because our discipline has arrived at a critical state of development. History does not wait for events to unfold themselves. The world is ever changing, and this is perhaps, the only platform in this changing world for persons interested in the pursuit of geographical knowledge and research. Hence, the need for the establishment of this type of society cannot be over-emphasized

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Global Members

The membership is not confined to the geographers only rather it is open for all disciplines. As a result, Dr. A.L. Basham, prof. & Head, Dept. of History, National University, Canbera, Australia and Director of Asiatic Historical Studies became first member of the society. It received its finance from some government grants, donations from different govt., semi-govt. and private organizations selling of books, journals and bulletins, and showing of geographical films in various schools of the state

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