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

Community Reach

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


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

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Recent Pubications

10 Sep 2022

Institute celebrated its 28th Annual Day on 10 Sep, 2022.

Shri Subodh Uniyal, Hon'ble Minister, Forest and Technical Education, Govt. of Uttarakhand participated in the Annual Day as Special Guest.

11 Aug 2022 -12 Aug 2022

Institute conducted its 29th Scientific Advisory Committee Meeting 2022 at Head Quarter

Meeting was hosted under the chairmanship of Dr. Eklabya Sharma

3 Aug 2022

Institute organized 1st Popular Lecture to honour the contribution of Dr. Uppeandra Dhar, Former Director, GBPNIHE

Popular Lecture was delivered by Dr. Gopal Singh Rawat, Former Director, Wildlife Institute of India

2 Aug 2022

Institute conducted its 23rd Meeting of G.B. Pant Society of Himalayan Environment and Development on 2 Aug 2022

The meeting was proceeded under dignified presence of Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Hon'ble Minister of State, Environment, Forest & Climate Change

21 Jun 2022

Institute organized a Yoga Session on the occasion of International Yoga Day 2022

A session on meditation was also organized by Sahaj Yoga Team

7 Mar 2022 -17 Mar 2022
26 Jan 2022

Celebration of 73rd Republic Day 2021 at Head Quarters

GBPNIHE celebrated "73rd Republic Day" at the Head Quarter.

18 Jan 2022 -19 Jan 2022

National Mission on Himalayan Studies (NMHS) organized its 5th Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Workshop-2022

The workshop was inaugurated by Mrs. Uma Devi, Additional Secretary, MoEF&CC

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.)


28th Pt. G. B. Pant Memorial Lecture by Dr. Navin Juyal

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


Annual Reports 2018-19


Annual Reports 2017-18


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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Subject Expert database of Indian Himalayan Region (IHR) of Faculty of IHR -Universities (Volume I)


Subject Expert database of Indian Himalayan Region (IHR) of Faculty of IHR -R&D Institutions (Volume II)


Subject Expert database of Indian Himalayan Region (IHR) of Non-Government Organizations (Volume III)


Him Prabha Volume -11, 2020


Sangju Vol. 7(II) 2020


Envis Himalayan Ecology – Biodiversity conservation research in IHR: A futuristic view for solutions


Envis Himalayan Ecology – World Water Day 2021


Identifying Priority Thematic Areas-Arunachal Pradesh


Institute's Timeline

  • Almora



  • Garhwal Regional Centre


  • Sikkim Regional Centre


  • North-East Regional Centre


  • Himachal Regional Centre


  • Montain Division


  • Ladakh Regional Centre


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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