• Seminar on Earthquake Learning at INSA on August20, 2015
  • View of Mountain Village
  • Village
  • Timber Line Project site
  • Bio Gas
  • Beekeeping
  • Timber line project site
  • Bird Watching
  • Vermin composting
  • Beginning of CHEA: 1983 : Seminar on Environmental Regeneration in Himalaya
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Kailash - Truly Sacred

A Brand to promote productes produced by Mountain People residing in Kailash Sacred Landscape. The initiative is under the project Kailash Sacred Landscape Conservation & Development Initiative (KSLCDI).

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Nainital Natural (NaNa)

Brand to promote natural himalayan products produced by mountain artisans.


Job Opportunity     Photography Contest (2016).      CHEA is accredited as Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (SIRO), by Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India.      CHEA is Member of Mountain Partnership, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.      CHEA is Founder Member of Himalayan River Alliance (HIRA).      Quarterly Receipt of Foreign Contribution.


Thematic Group

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Climate Change

with specific reference to Mountains and Adaptation Interventions for Mountain...

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Rural Livelihood Initiative

in Mountain regions for reducing Rural Poverty...

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Art, Culture & Handicraft

promotion of mountain's Art and craft...

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Research & Documentation

of the Mountain and the Regional Best Practices...


Job Opportunity


Applications are invited by registered post/courier for purely contractual post of Executive Director, Central Himalayan Environmental Association (CHEA) latest by 20th January 2017 with all relevant documents addressed to Honorary Secretary, CHEA, 06, Waldorf Compound, Mallital, Nainital-263001, Uttarakhand. The appointment will initially be for a period of five years which may be extended/ terminated depending on the overall performance of the candidate by the council of CHEA. click for more


News & Activities


28th - 30th December 2016, Gangolihaat. "Diversity - Our Identity Our Heritage" celebrated at Haat-Kalika Heritage Tourism Complex.

17th December 2016, Naini Tal. 36th CHEA's Annual General Meeting held at CHEA office at Nainital

30th July 2016, Bhim Tal. Workshop on "Bamboo for Wider Networking and Leveraging Resources" at YMCA, Bhimatal

6th and 7th May 2016, Naini Tal. Workshop on "Transboundary Sharing of Knowledge on Good Management Practices for Yrsa Gumba (Cordyceps sinensis) in KSL India" at Keth and Himkhola villages in Pithoragarh district

21th to 26th April, 2016, Naini Tal. Village level Community Led Total Senitation Awareness Programme in Pithoragarh district

14th April 2016, Naini Tal. 2 days Inception Workshop cum Discussion Meeting at Lake Resort, Naukuchiyatal (Nainital) under National Mission for Himalayan Studies, GBPIHED supported project titled "Indian Himalayan Timberline Project"

20th August 2015, Naini Tal. Learning from Nepal's Earthquake for Indian Himalayas and Gangetic Plains.

5th June 2015, Naini Tal. Lecture on "Himalayas a Background of Current Situation" by Prof S.P. Singh at B.S.S.V., Nainital


Photography Contest (2016)


Indian Himalayan Timber Line Project (IHTP) invites amateur and professional Photographers to participate in Photography Contest (2016) on theme "Wildlife in High Himalayas". Last date of entries is 25th December 2016 for more click here Wildlife_Competition. For how to participate, rules and regulation, and further details click here Rule & Entry Requirements. Number of Entries : No Limit. Also visit Facebook Link


Up coming Event

Civil Society Workshop on Green Agriculture


20th Oct 2016 at the Fair light Resort, Nainital. Half day FAO mission team & Civil Society Workshop on Green Agriculture in the landscape both within and arround the Corbet National Park. .


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