India National Committee- IUCN


The Indian National Committee (INC) is a forum of IUCN members in India. It was granted formal recognition by IUCN Council vide IUCN HQ Letter No. IN/4/NC55 dated 14 November, 2001. The mandate of the Committee is to coordinate activities of IUCN members in India for evolving common approaches on nature conservation. The members of the Committee bring with them expertise and knowledge in various areas of nature conservation .It is thus a forum having collective wisdom on issues related to conservation of nature and natural resources.

Currently, there are 31 members in the Committee drawn from Government of India, Scientific Institutions and National and International NGOs. The expertise represented in the Committee include policy planning, wildlife enforcement and management, scientific research, capacity building of personnel engaged in management of natural resources, disaster management, urban landscape management and livelihood issues.

IUCN India Office provides support to the member organization of the INC-IUCN in taking forward the global agenda of conservation including IUCN programmes. Together we are able to address all the five strategic goals adopted at CBD COP-10 at Nagoya, Japan.


India National Committee