• Seminar on Earthquake Learning at INSA on August20, 2015
  • View of Mountain Village
  • Village
  • Bamboo artisan
  • Bio Gas
  • Beekeeping
  • Folk Dance
  • Bird Watching
  • Vermin composting
  • Chyura Nursery

Indian Mountain Initiative (IMI)

Provide Common Platform to Mountain People.
The Indian Mountain Initiative, or In MI in brief, takes into account the Global Mountain scenario and the Regional Mountain scenario.


Nainital Natural (NaNa)

Brand to promote natural himalayan products produced by mountain artisans.


Mountain Environment Development

Journal - Mountain Environment Development

Photography Contest (2016).     Job Opportunity      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


Climate Change

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


Rural Livelihood Initiative

in Mountain regions for reducing Rural Poverty...


Art, Culture & Handicraft

promotion of mountain's Art and craft...


Research & Documentation

of the Mountain and the Regional Best Practices...

Job Opportunity

Applications are invited for the post Documentation and Information Assistant purely on temporary basis, under the project entitled "Timberline and Altitudinal Gradient Ecology of Himalayas, and Human Use Sustenance in a Warming Climate" upto co-terminus with the duration of the project. Interested candidates may submit application through email (ihtp.pmu.chea@gmail.com), followed by postal mail (speed post) to the Executive Director, Central Himalayan Environment Association 06, Waldorf Compound, Nainital-263001, Uttarakhand latest by 15th November 2016. click for more

News & Activities

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. also visit www.photocompete.com

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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