CEE Uttarakhand

CEE has been working in the State of Uttarakhand for the past 12 years. The focus of CEE's work in the state has been environment education in schools, biodiversity conservation, natural resource management and awareness generation. The Department of Education, State Council of Education Research and Training (SCERT), Uttarakhand Council for Science and Technology (U-COST), Uttarakhand Forest Department, UNESCO and 15 partner NGOs, etc are the agencies with which CEE has been working in the State.

Some of the ongoing and important projects in the state:


Environment Education for School Children

  • Strengthening Environment Education in School System (EESS)
  • Organized a nature education programme on endangered elephants
  • Organized educational programmes in schools on conserving biodiversity of Corbett National Park
  • Organized climate change education programme with schools in collaboration with U-COST
  • Awareness programmes for students, teachers and communities on local environmental issues and conservation needs through celebrating important days like International Mountain day, National Science day, etc.

Biodiversity Conservation

  • Developed a nature guidebook for teachers, eco-club organizers, park guides and NGOs in Hindi on Corbett National Park

Natural Resource Management

  • Provided NGO support for the eco development project of State Forest Department by developing village level eco-development microplans for Corbett National Parks, Nanda Devi National Park and Govind Pashu Vihar
  • Provided support to Forest Department in preparation and implementation of eco-development micro plans for 210 villages in and around Protected Areas in Uttarakhand

Knowledge Management for Sustainable Development

  • Organized one public hearing and 2 paryavaran panchayats

EE for Fragile Area

  • CEE has initiated its CEE Himalaya Initiative in the State along with other Himalayan States
  • Empowerment of women in twelve villages in Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve for ‘Conserving plant genetic resources using Alternate Media’. Women in nine villages consulted and organized discussions on genetic wealth in their area held. Communication package for women and media personnel developed
  • Organized various capacity building programmes with local partner agencies

Facilitating NGO and Community Initiative

  • Guiding and supporting NGOs for developing and implementing projects under the UNDP-GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP – for which CEE is the National Host Institution)

Contact

Ms. Preeti R. Kanaujia,
Programme Coordinator
Email: preeti.rawat@ceeindia.org

CEE North - States: 

CEE Uttarakhand Major Programmes