"WHIG Dehradun in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. This is the site for a center of excellence... And one of the world’s premier institutes for Himalayan Geology - Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, an autonomous institute under the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India. Experts & researchers from all over the world come here to conduct cutting-edge scientific research. The story of Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, began over 50 years ago…In large part, thanks to the passion & drive of Dr. D.N. Wadia. Today Wadia Institute is actively pursuing a multidisciplinary approach to studying orogenic and mountain building processes in the Himalaya.