A project under the Global Programme Climate Change and Environment (GPCCE) of the Swiss Agency for Development & Cooperation (SDC), and is being implemented in partnership with the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. IHCAP is supporting the implementation of the National Mission for Sustaining the Himalayan Ecosystem (NMSHE) as a knowledge and technical partner.



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Past Events



Brainstorming for potential areas for collaboration in the field of glaciology and related areas

23rd April, 2013, New Delhi

A brainstorming session to explore potential areas for collaboration between India and Switzerland in the field of glaciology and related areas was organised by IHCAP at Jawaharlal University, New Delhi. Read more...




India and Switzerland joins hand for Capacity Building on Himalayan Glaciology

2nd April, 2013, New Delhi

A new Capacity Building Programme on Himalayan Glaciology was inaugurated on 02 April 2013 at Jawaharlal Nehru University in the presence of Swiss Ambassador Dr. Linus von Castelmur and Dr. T. Ramasami, Secretary, Department of Science & Technology, Government of India. The Capacity Building Programme will contribute towards strengthening of institutional and human capacities in the field of glaciology and related areas. Read more ..



Consultation Process on Himachal State Action Plan on Climate Change

18th December, 2013, Shimla

Department of Environment, Science & Technology (DEST), Government of Himachal Pradesh in collaboration with Indian Himalayas Climate Adaptation Programme organized a half day consultation process on draft State Action Plan on Climate Change (SAPCC) on 18 December, 2012 at Shimla under the chairmanship of Director, DEST. Himachal Pradesh’s draft SAPCC was shared for consultation with representatives from various line departments of the State Government and Civil Society Organizations.


Brainstorming in progress

H. E. Dr. L von Castelmur, Swiss Ambassador in India, Dr. T. Ramasamy, Secretary, Department of Science & Technology

Consultation process on draft State Action Plan on Climate Change.