Welcome to Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University

Department of Environmental Science

                                                           हेमवती नंदन बहुगुणा गढ़वाल विश्वविद्यालय(केंद्रीय विश्वविद्यालय)

                                                   HEMVATI NANDAN BAHUGUNA GARHWAL UNIVERSITY( A Central University )

About Department

In compliance with the order of the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, UGC, New Delhi under its ‘Emerging Areas Programme’ has established the Department of Environmental Sciences in May 1994 for quality teaching, research and extension in Environmental Sciences. The Department is running M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes in Environmental Sciences since its inception. In addition to it, the Department of Environmental Sciences has also been running Advance P.G. Diploma in Environmental Economics (2-semester programme)  sponsored by UGC, New Delhi  under its Innovative Programme since 2007. A highly specialized program on 'P.G Diploma in Environmental Management' on the demand of government and semi-government hydropower developers has also been started by the Department as regular course since 2010. A batch of 13 senior officers of Tehri Hydropower Development Corporation (THDC) India Ltd. has been trained under this program.

As a highly job oriented programme, more than 95% students of Environmental Sciences have got placement in various capacities in various national and international organizations. All the programs of the Department are conducted according to UGC guidelines with continuous assessment, seminars, group discussions, tutorials and computer assisted teaching as regular features. The Department has made a National distinction of producing 13 UGC-NET qualified students.

Last Updated on 03/10/2019