G.B. Pant 'National Institute of Himalayan Environment'(NIHE)

(An Autonomous Institute of Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Govt. of India)


Celebration of Harela Festival at Jyoli Gram Sabha (Almora) by the Institute.

Date: 16th Jul 2020

Harela Festival

Harela is a festival celebrated every year on 16 July basically in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand state of India and some regions of Himachal Pradesh. It is called Hariyali or Rihyali in the Kangra, Shimla, and Sirmour regions of Himachal Pradesh. It is called Dakhrain in the Jubbal and Kinnaur areas of Himachal Pradesh. Every year GBPNIHE celebrate "Harela Festival" in order to spread awareness about environment in the society.
Another event organised by the institute on the occassion of Harela Festival this year