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New Institute is co-organizing a special session on "Mountain Biodiversity - status, impact and livelihood potential in Indian Himalayan Region" in International Conference on “Himalayan Environment In Changing Climate Scenario”(HECCS-2023) with University of Ladakh & World Wildlife Fund (19th-23rd Sep 2023 )

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New 3 Day workshop on Science-policy Dialogue And Multi-stakeholders Interaction on 'Rethinking Ecosystem-based Approach (EbA) for water, livelihoods, and disaster risk reduction in the Indian Himalaya'

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New 1st Call for Demands Driven Action Research Project under National Mission on Himalayan Studies (NMHS 2023-24)

Last Date 29-Sep-2023

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New Call for abstract for upcoming International Conference on ‘Mountain Ecosystem Processes and Sustainable Livelihood’ on 5th-7th March 2024

Last Date 30-Sep-2023

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New Walk-in interview for the project based position of Junior Research / Project Fellow (4 No.), Field Assistant(1 No.) , Senior Electrician (1 No.) at Sikkim Regional Center (SRC), GBPNIHE, Pangthang, Gangtok, East Sikkim

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New Walk-in Interview for the project based position of Technology Associate (1 No.) at HQ, GBPNIHE, Almora.

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New Walk-in Interview for the project based position of Young Professional (1 No.) at HQ, GBPNIHE, Almora

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New Walkin-in Interview for the project based position of Financial Specialist (1 No.), ICT Technician (1 No.), Data Entry Operator/Account Assistant (1 No.) under NMHS at GBPNIHE, Kosi, Almora.

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New Applications are invited for the post of Scientist-C (1 No.- OBC) and Group C- MTS (1 No. - ST)

Last Date 4-Oct-2023

Head Quarter
Garhwal RC
Himachal RC
Sikkim RC
North-East RC
Ladakh RC

Shri Narendra Modi

Hon’ble Prime Minister

Shri Bhupender Yadav

Hon’ble Minister, MoEFCC

Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey

Hon’ble MOS, MoEFCC

Ms. Leena Nandan, IAS

Secretary, MoEFCC

Director's Message


Learning is eternal. But what we learn at what point in time is most important to us. In the changing scenario both in India and the world, bringing the positive transformation in what we learn is also critical. The traditional models of development thinking have changed owing...... Read More

Prof. Sunil Nautiyal

Director

Community Reach

Institute conducts various Training, Workshop, Demonstration and Events regularly for helping the community and Stake holders

Facilities

Facilities are available for Researchers / Scientist / Scholars to carry out their Research and Development Work.

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Recent Pubications

10 Sep 2023

Head Quarter of the Institute and its Regional Centres celebrated 35th Annual Day of G.B. Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment

Annual Day was celebrated under the chairmanship of Shri Ajay Tamta, Hon'ble Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha.

20 Jul 2023

Rupesh Dhyani, a research scholar from the institute, has been offered a prestigious dual Ph.D. and postdoc position at the University of Giessen, Germany.

On this occasion, Director of the institute interacted with Rupesh Dhyani and other research scholars of the institute.

17 Jul 2023

On the occasion of Harela Festival, institute organized a plantation drive followed by the pledge for conservation of trees.

Institute organized the Harela festival in collaboration with State Bank of India, Branch-Kosi, Almora

27 Jun 2023 -28 Jun 2023
6 Jun 2023

As a part of Special Lecture Series, Prof. D.R. Purohit delivered a lecture on 'Re-greening the Himalaya via the trails of cultural ecosystem'

Lecture was held under the chairpersonship of Shri Vineet Tomar, IAS, District Magistrate, Almora

5 May 2023
4 May 2023

Knowledge Sharing Day - First day of Institute's XXXI Scientific Advisory Committee Meeting

On this day, Dr. Kalachand Sain, Director, Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG) delivered a keynote lecture on Geohazards.

16 Mar 2023 -18 Mar 2023

Sikkim Regional Centre of the Institute organized a Regional Workshop on Himalaya Calls for Action: Scoping regional cooperation and knowledge networking.

During the workshop Orchidarium developed by Regional Centre under Nature Learning Centre project was inaugurated by Shri Lakshman Acharya, Honorable Governor, Sikkim

14 Feb 2023

Director's visit to Himachal Regional Centre of the Institute

During the visit Director inaugurated the Rural Product Unit at Himachal Regional Centre

6 Jan 2023 -7 Jan 2023

6th Monitoring and Evaluation workshop of National Mission on Himalayan Studies held at Wildlife Institute of India (WII), Dehradun, Uttarakhand.

The workshop was organized under the chairpersonship of Ms. Nameeta Prasad, Joint Secretary, MoEFCC

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Site Visit by Researchers

Assessment of plant diversity of alpine region(Byans Valley, Pithoragarh) by Research Scholars of GBPNIHE (Ht. 3700 m.)

Sampling at Rumtse, Ladakh by Research Scholars of GBPNIHE (Ht. 5200 m.)

Permafrost sampling at Warila top, Ladakh by Research Scholars of GBPNIHE (Ht. 5322 m.)

Rudraprayag Highway, Chamoli Geological field work by Research Scholars of GBPNIHE (Ht. 2800 m.)

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Our Publications

Institute publishes its Annual Reports every year.Through this report institute disseminate information regarding its research work, projects, expenditure and much more.

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Annual Reports 2019-20

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Annual Reports 2018-19

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Annual Reports 2017-18

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Several books has been published by the institute since its foundation covering major aspects of IHR - Spring Ecosystem, Biodiversity, Medicinal Plants, Climate Change, Village Model and much more

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Cultures and indigenous conservation practices of Lepcha community in Khangchendzonga Landscape, India

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A Call to Action: The Role of Mann ki Baat for Mobilizing Communities to Address Plastic Waste in the Himalaya

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Monograph - Orchids of Prakriti Kunj (Him Nature Learning Centre-Sikkim)

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SANGJU-Sacred Attempt for Natural Growth and Joyful Union Volume 8 (I & II)-2021

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Envis Himalayan Ecology - Lifestyle for Environment ( Vol. 19 (2) )

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Envis Himalayan Ecology - Birds: An integral part of our life and nature ( Vol. 19 (1) )

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Him Prabha Volume -11, 2020

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Sangju Vol. 7(II) 2020

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Researcher's Blogs

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An initiative with the objective to promote sharing of knowledge, challenges, insights of Research Fields through Researchers's Blogs

A Field Survey to Cold Desert of Himachal Pradesh

Nature has an unparalleled ability to captivate us with its beauty, and few places exemplify this better. Nestled in the heart of the mighty Himalayas, this remote valley in the Indian state of ....

Field Visit to Joshimath: A Magical Experience

As a researcher, I always dreamed of going on a field visit. Last Year, I got an unexpected opportunity to visit Joshimath with a team from Bath Spa University and our institute. In this blog post, I will ...

Institute's Timeline

  • Almora

    Foundation

    1988

  • Garhwal Regional Centre

    1988

  • Sikkim Regional Centre

    1988

  • North-East Regional Centre

    1989

  • Himachal Regional Centre

    1992

  • Montain Division

    2012

  • Ladakh Regional Centre

    2019

Head Quarters

GBPNIHE was established in 1988, the birth centenary year of Bharat Ratna Pt. Govind Ballabh Pant as an autonomous Institute of the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEF&CC), Govt. of India. The R&D activities of the Institute are multi-disciplinary in nature and revolve around 4 thematic centre namely Centre for Land & Water Resource Management, Centre for Biodiversity Consveration and Management, Centre for Socio Economic Development & Centre for Environmental Assessment & Climate Change and executed in a decentralized manner through its HQs(Kosi-Katarmal, Almora, Uttarakhand), and five regional centre, viz., Northeast RC (Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh), Sikkim RC (Pangthang, Sikkim), Garhwal RC (Srinagar Garhwal), Himachal RC (Mohal-Kullu, H.P.), Ladakh RC (Ladakh-Leh,UT) spread across the IHR, and a Mountain Division that functions from MoEF&CC, New Delhi

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Garhwal Regional Centre

Established in 1988 along with the foundation of the Institute at Srinar-Garhwal (Uttarakhand) . Garhwal Regional Centre have several priorities such as Integrated NRM strategies for sustainable tourism, Land based models using multipurpose species and community participation, Technology demonstration and training

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North-East Regional Centre

North-East Centre established was set up in the year 1989 and started functioning from Chuchuyimlang, Mokokchung in Nagaland. In 1997, the Unit was shifted to Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh and since then, the Unit has been meaningfully contributing to the cause of conservation and development of the entire NE region, which is known for its rich diversity, be it biological, socio-cultural, linguistic or ethnic. Some of the important research activities are based on People-centered land use models for shifting cultivation areas, , Indigenous knowledge systems and natural resource management options for tribal communities, Biodiversity conservation through community conserved areas, Appropriate low-cost technologies for improved livelihood

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Himachal Regional Centre

Established on 1992 at Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh state. Some of key activities of the centre are Biodiversity studies in protected areas and ex situ maintenance of medicinal plants, Carrying capacity assessment and ambient air quality monitoring, Environment impact assessment/ strategic environmental assessment of hydropower and solid waste management, Climate change vulnerability assessment

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Sikkim Regional Centre

Established in 1988 at Gangtok, Sikkim. Following are the major domain in which Sikkim Regional Centre works - Biodiversity conservation studies in Khangchendzonga Landscape and other sensitive areas with a focus on human dimension Geo-environmental assessment of land hazards and mitigation strategies, Human dimension studies in conservation areas, Biotechnological applications for conservation of Rhododendron species

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Mountain Division

Moutain Division was founded on 2012 at MoEFCC, New Delhi with major objectives such as Sustainable and integrated development of mountain ecosystems, Highlighting mountain issues and bringing mountain regions in the main stream of development, Fostering upstream and downstream linkages between regions through mutual dependence based policy and planning, Recognition and awareness regarding dependence of nonmountain ecosystems on mountains, Development of a framework of incentives for providers of ecosystem services

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Ladakh Regional Centre

Ladakh Regional Centre in among the newest regional centre of the Institute in the Indian Himalayan Region.The centre was established on December 2019 to ensure NIHE’s research and development outreach in Trans-Himalayan Landscape ofnewly created Union Territory of Ladakh.

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