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G.B. Pant National Institute
of
Himalayan Environment & Sustainable Development
formerly known as G.B. Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment & Development


Dr. J.C. Kuniyal

Scientist-F & Theme Head (EAM & EGP)

Group:   Watershed Process and Management (WPM), Environmental Assessment and Management (EAM) &
              Environmental Governance and Policy (EGP)

Theme: Environmental Assessment and Management (EAM) & Environmental Governance and Policy (EGP)

Address: G.B.P.N.I.H.E.S.D., Himachal Unit, Mohal-Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, India

Phone:  (Code: +91-1902) 260208, 260313 Fax: 260207 Mobile: +91-9418154941


Qualification

Level

Year

Degree

University

Graduation

1983

B.A. (EGS)

Kumaun University, Nainital, Uttarakhand

Post Graduation

1985

M.A. (Geography/Agricultural Geography)

Kumaun University, Nainital, Uttarakhand

Doctoral

1990
Ph.D. Ph.D. (Regional Development Planning)
Kumaun University, Nainital, Uttarakhand

Additional

2010
M.Sc. (Ecology & Environment)
Sikkim Manipal University of Health, Medical & Technological Sciences, Gangtok, Sikkim

Employment

No.

Post

Place

From

To

Duties

1

Scientist

GBPIHED, Himachal Unit, Mohal-Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, India

15/11/1993

Till date

Research & Development


Research and Development – Experience & Expertise

Solid Waste Management, Aerosols, Trace Gases and Climate Change, Air Pollution Control, EIA of Hydropower Projects, Eco-tourism, and Natural Resource Management

Field / Demonstration Projects – Experience & Expertise

Areas of Solid Waste Management, and Air Pollution

Countries Visited

Nepal, China

Awards & Recognisation

a.Prof. Pran Nath Mehra Young Scientist Award-2005 for outstanding work in Environmental Sciences for significant contributions in developing `Solid Waste Management Technology and creation of its database for hilly regions in the Western Himalaya (2007) by Prof. Pran Nath Mehra Trust, Patiala; b. Gurukul State Award-2008 for outstanding contribution in Environment (Solid Waste Management, Aerosols Climatology, etc.) 2008 by Gurukul Sanstha, Shimla; c. Appreciation Award of Environment for outstanding contribution in Environment-2008 by Himalayan Paryavaran Evan Vanya Prani Surksha Smiti, New Manali.

Academic Supervision

 

Doctoral

Post Graduation

Bachelor

Industrial Training

Completed

8

2

2

1

In Progress

3

2

-

1


Research Interests

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No.

Broad Subject Area

Specialization

Sector

 1

Environmental Impact Analysis

Carrying capacity of Tourism sector, Solid waste Management, Ambient Air Quality

Ecotourism, Waste Management, Ambient Air Quality

 2

Environmental Assessment & Management

Aerosols climatology and Climate Change, Green house gases, Impact Analysis of Hydropower Projects

Columnar Aerosols, Climate Change & EIA of Hydropower Projects

 3

Natural Resource Management

Land use and its changes, Agroecosystem, GIS

Land use


Extra curricular activities:
Hobbies: Reading, Interacting, Kitchen Gardening, Photography, Trekking
Sports: Carom Board and Badminton

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