The Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology is an autonomous research organization of the Department
of Science and Technology, Government of India, carrying out an advanced level of research in all aspects of Himalaya Geosciences. It was established in June, 1968 in the Botany Department, Delhi University, the Institute was shifted to Dehradun, Uttrakhand during April, 1976.
The institute also has three field search stations, at Naddi-Dharamshala, Dokriani Bamak Glacier Station and at Itanagar in Arunachal Pradesh. It has strong specialization in the areas of Petrology and Geochemistry, Structure and Tectonics, Sedimentology, Quaternary Geology, Geomorphology, Paleoclimatology, Glaciology, Magnetostratigraphy, Biostratigraphy, Paleontology, Environmental Geology, Seismology and Remote Sensing.