Welcome to HGIS
Himalayan Glacier Information System (HGIS) provides baseline information on about 35,000 glaciers distributed in Indus, Ganges and Brahmaputra Basins divided into 55 sub basins. These basins covers entire Himalayan region, Trans Himalayan Karakoram and other regions extending within India and adjoining countries like Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet/China, Pakistan and Afghanistan..
Participating Agencies for Glacier Inventory.
1. CEPT University, Ahmedabad2. Department. of Remote Sensing, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra (Ranchi).3. Geology Department,M G Science Institute, Ahmedabad.4. Geology Department, M. S. University, Vadodara.5. Geography Department, Jammu University, Jammu.6. Department of Environment, Science and Technology, Shimla