Kumaun University

The University of Kumaun is the premier state university of Uttarakhand and is known for its high standards in teaching and research and attracts eminent scholars to its faculty. It is recognized and funded by UGC and State Government of Uttarakhand, has been accredited by NAAC as a four star University and is a permanent member of Association of Indian Universities. The University had a modest beginning with just two campuses and few affiliated Government colleges. Today not only the University has three sprawling campuses but also 69 affiliated colleges.  To build professional education and applied research capabilities in Geographic Information Science for various stakeholders, viz. Academia, Governance, Industry and Civil Society, the Kumaun University established Center of Excellence for Natural Resources Data Management System in Uttrakhand in  2008 with the technical and financial support of the Department of Science and technology (DST), Government of India. 



Department of Geography