Past Events

The National Institute of Ecology (NIE) organises conferences, seminars, symposia and workshops on a diversity of subjects in collaboration with various national and international, Governmental and Non-Governmental organizations. Information on the Past Meetings organised by the NIE and other organisations is posted here.

New Delhi, India
26-27 August 2008
National Symposium on Knowledge Systems for Ecosystem Management and Sustainable Development. National Institute of Ecology, New Delhi.
Contact: Secretary General, National Institute of Ecology, 125 (First Floor), Main Road, (Opp. Indian Statistical Institute), Katwaria Sarai, New Delhi 110016,
Fax: +91-11-2651 1332,
Email: secretary@zenith,
[email protected]
N.Delhi 23-24 Mar.2005 National Workshop on ‘Environmental Flows’ Jointly organised with International Water Management Institute (IWMI), Colombo, SriLanka

17Dec. 2005

Workshop on ‘Strategies for Restoration of River Yamuna’ National Institute of Ecology (NIE), New Delhi

with the support of

Ministry of environment and forests, N.Delhi.


25-30 Oct. 1999

International Conference on ‘Tropical Aquatic Ecosystems Health, Management and conservation’ Sponsored by Aquatic Ecosystem Health and management Society (AEHMS)

Supported by International Association for Limnology (SIL)

Organised jointly with National Research Center for Coldwater Fisheries (ICAR), Bhimtal & Kumaon University, Nainital.


2-6 Dec.1998

International Conference on ‘Conservation of Tropical Species, Communities and Ecosystems’ Organised in association with The Tropical Botanical Garden & Research Institute and The International Society for Tropical Ecology
New Delhi

28-31 Dec. 1996

First Indian Ecology Congress Supported by WWF- India
  Jhansi (U.P.)

March 1995

National Symposium on ‘Agriculture and Environment: Issues in Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development’. in association with the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, and the Indian Environmental Society.
New Delhi8-13 Dec. 1991 International, Conference on Land-Water Interactions. with the sponsorship from UNESCO and SIL, and the support from IUCN, AWB, WWF- International, WWF-India, COSTED and the INSA.

New DelhiFeb 1991
National Symposium on Planning for Environmentally Sustainable Development with the support from Department of Science & Technology, New Delhi
Gwalior, February 1989 National Seminar on Environment, in association with Jiwaji University, Gwalior.
Jaipur, June 1981 National Seminar on Deserts, Man and Health, jointly with the S.M.S. Medical College, Jaipur, and with the support of the Indian Council of Medical Research, etc. It is noteworthy that as a follow-up of the recommendations of this Seminar, the Indian Council of Medical Research established a Centre for Research in Desert Medicine at Jodhpur.
New Delhi,10-17Sept 1980 First International Wetlands Conference. organized jointly with International Association for ecology (INTECOL) and Indian National Science Acedemy (INSA)

with support of

United Nations Educational Scientific & Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), Commonwealth Fund for Technical Cooperation and Department of Science and Technology.

A trend-setter, followed by Conferences held every 4 years, in Czechoslovakia (1984), France (1988), USA (1992), Australia (1996)
& Canada (2000).


18-20 Feb. 1980

First Indian Conference on Ecology and Environmental Science Organised with support from Rajasthan State Board for Prevention and Control of Water Pollution and Indian Council of Medical Research.
New Delhi

July. 1979

National Seminar on Environmental Education Organised jointly with the Indian Environmental Society