Welcome to IIHS
The Institute of Integrated Himalayan Studies (UGC Centre of Excellence) has been set up by Himachal Pradesh University in the year 2002.
"to create an integrated knowledge base and evolve strategies for the development of Himalayan region, Himachal Pradesh in particular and its people through research, academic courses and service with a global perspective."
Vignettes of Himachal Himalayas (Vol. 1& 2)
Culture and tradition in all its forms plays a decisive role in how communities manage their survival, their associations with each other and the setting in which they survive. In mountainous regions around the world, traditional societies and conservation have co-evolved.