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IIHS received a Grant of seven crores from UGC
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has approved a proposal to extend the status of the Institute of Integrated Himalayan Studies (IIHS) as Centre with Potential for Excellence in Particular Area (CPEPA) till March 2017. It has decided to provide it a financial assistance of sevencrores.The grant will help in strengthening infrastructure facilities of the Institute for effectively running present and proposed academic programmes and setting up of Himalayan Heritage Museum.
UGC team visited IIHS
A UGC team headed by Prof MaitriChaudhary, visited the institute on October 23, 2013 for evaluating the performance and accomplishment of the institute and further recommended its continuation with financial assistance.The UGC also applauded the efforts of the institute in generating and synthesizing the knowledge required for effectively utilizing the Himalayan resources, activities undertaken by the institute to help the policymakers and stakeholders by providing concepts, strategies, solutions and focusing on inclusive development of the Himalayan region.
During the presentation of its future vision, the institute proposed to launch new academic programmes like starting Post-graduation in Archaeology, Hindi Journalism, Human Rights and Duties, and Defense and Strategic Analysis.
The report of the expert committee was placed at the 498th meeting of the UGC held on February 27 and the UGC approved the proposal to extend the status of the institute as Centre with Potential for Excellence in Particular Area (CPEPA) till March 2017.
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The Institute has been awarded a consultancy for undertaking Socio-economic and Baseline Survey and Social Impact Assessment (SIA) study for Kashang Stage IV by Himachal Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (HPPCL). Earlier also the Institute has successfully completed two consultancies for the same agency for Kashang Stage I and Kashang Stage II & III.
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