Three days National Workshop on


(26 - 28 October 2017)

 About the workshop:


The Workshop on Slope Stability will provide a platform for Mining, Geotechnical Engineers, Researchers and Academician to gain the knowledge in this discipline. They will also interact through brain storming session and exchange their knowledge and expertise with respect to slope stability issues. The lectures will be delivered by the experts for understanding the slope stability problem and issues related to mine slope, dump slope and earth embankments. It covers basic mechanism on slope stability, analysis methods, instrumentation and monitoring. Participants also perform hands on practice using slope stability analysis computer software. At the end of the course, participants will be able to analyse a slope stability problem based on knowledge gained from theoretical understanding and numerical modelling.



About Department of Mining Engineering


Department of Mining Engineering, IIT (BHU), occupies a pioneering position and is well recognized as a leading center of research in Mining Engineering in Rock Mechanics & Ground Control.  The department is actively engaged in teaching, research and consultancy work in the thrust area and rendering valuable service to the mining and construction industry. It is well equipped with laboratories and the faculty associated with the centre is highly qualified to take up the new challenges of the industry. The Department of Mining Engineering, BHU was one of the first in the country to receive UGC Assistance under COSIST and SAP Programme in 1984.


 About Varanasi


The holy city of Varanasi is known as the city of temples and learning. It is  famous  for temples  of  Lord  Shiva,  Buddha  (at  Sarnath)  and  Sankat Mochan  etc . It is a place of great  historical  and  cultural importance.  Varanasi  is  the  tract  of  holy  land  lying  between  the  rivers  Varuna and Assi, which meet into the Ganga.  Varanasi  has  been  a  centre  of  learning  for  Indian  culture, music,  science,  and  technology  and also    a    place    for    tourist  attraction situated   at  the  bank   of  sacred river Ganga. Lord Buddha first preached his sermons of enlightenment at Sarnath situated only at a distance of 15 km from Varanasi. Afternoon.