AF Academy and the European Association of Geoscientists & Engineers (EAGE) organised the 1st Indian Near Surface Geophysics Conference from 28-29 November 2019 in India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. Near-surface geophysics is being extremely used in India for various engineering, environmental, mining, ground water, archaeological and forensic applications. The conference was organised to bring various stakeholders on a common platform, share the experiences deliberate upon ways and means to increase use of geophysics for various application areas. The conference was organised along with exhibition. Various new technologies and products have emerged in the field of geophysics and exhibition provides a platform for display of these technologies and products. Following themes broadly describe the focus areas of deliberations, with a certain degree of overlapping. The structure has been deliberately kept flexible and will evolve depending on research contributions received from the participants. The minimum coverage topics of conference are : Engineering Geophysics- application in geotechnical investigations, site characterization, tunnel route studies, bridge foundation studies etc.