Legal Status & Accreditation
Central Himalayan Environment Association is a Society registered under the Indian Socities Registration Act 1860.
Authorized to receive foreign contribution as per Foreign Contribution Regulation Act 1976 and is registered under Sections 12A and 8oG of the Income Tax Act, 1961.
Member of Mountain Partnership, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. Accredited as
Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (SIRO) by DSIR, GoI.
MoU with Department of Forestry and Environment Science, Kumaon University, Nainital.
MoU with GBPIHED, MoEF, GoI, Kosi-Katarmal, Almora for Lab-to-Land approach.
Founder Member of Himalayan Rive Alliance (HIRA), a South Asian Alliance for working on livelihood and
environmental issues of Ganaga and Brahamputra River Basin.
Member of Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture (Facilitation unit based at FAO)