G.B. Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development, Kosi-Katarmal, Almora

G.B. Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development (GBPIHED) was established in August 1988 by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India, as an autonomous Institute, with a mandate of achieving sustainable development and environmental conservation in the Indian Himalayan Region (IHR).

Apart from the headquarters at Kosi-Katarmal, Almora (Uttarakhand), it has four regional Units located at Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Srinagar-Garhwal Uttarakhand), Pangthang (Sikkim) and Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh). This institute designs and implements R&D activities on priority environmental problems; develops nd demonstrates best practices and delivers technology packages for improved livelihood options for the people of IHR.