The North-Eastern Region (NER) of India comprise a unique agglomeration, with a diversified geological set-up. The spectacular physiographic set up includes the stunning Himalayan mountain belt in the North, the Indo-Myanmar Range in the east and the mighty Brahmaputra, forming the extensive Assam plains. The diverse lithologic and tectonic ensemble calls for integrated geoscientific studies to identify and outline target areas pertaining to mineral resource evaluation, mitigation of natural hazards, environmental issues and water resources development projects.
The North Eastern Region represents varied, geomorphological and geological setup which is ranging from Precambrian to Recent age. It is manifested by spectacular Himalayan Mountain Belt in the north; Shillong Massif Plateau in the south and mighty Brahmaputra forming the extensive Assam plain in between and Indo-Myanmar Range in the east.