Pakistan Geotechnical Engineering Society was instituted in 1983, by a group of geotechnical engineers/geologists representing various public and private sector organizations of Pakistan. The platform was developed to promote the awareness of the Geotechnical Engineering in the engineering environment of Pakistan. The society has contributed to enhance the local expertise in the field of geotechnical engineering, by disseminating geotechnical knowledge through organizing technical lectures, conferences, site visits etc. The society aims to enhance the geotechnical knowledge-base in the field of geotechnical engineering, to groom good professionals for the country.