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CONQUERING THE PEAK
ONE STEP AT A TIME

HISTORY & ORGANIZATION

PRESIDENT

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Sh Rajnath Singh
Hon'ble Defence Minister 
Govt of India
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VICE PRESIDENT

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Sh Pushkar Singh Dhami
Hon'ble Chief Minister 
Uttarakhand

Laying of Foundation Stone of NIM at Ladari - 1966

The proposal to have a mountaineering Institute at Uttarkashi was mooted by the Ministry of Defence, Government of India and the Government of Uttar Pradesh in 1964. Uttarkashi was specially selected as the home of NIM, primarily because of its close proximity to the Gangotri region in western garhwal, which undoubtedly has the best climbing and training potential in India and perhaps in the world. The institute was raised in the year 1965 and was established in Gyansu. Later in 1966 Ladari reserved forest area was chosen for the institute. In a historic development in November 2001, with the newly formed State of Uttaranchal coming into existence, the Chief Minister of Uttaranchal (now Uttarakhand) became the Vice President of the Institute.

SERVICES

COURSES OFFERED

ABOUT
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ABOUT

Nehru Institute of Mountaineering (NIM) is rated as one of the best mountaineering institutes in India and also considered as the most prestigious mountaineering institute in Asia.

​The proposal to have a mountaineering Institute at Uttarkashi was mooted by the Ministry of Defence, Government of India and the Government of Uttar Pradesh in 1964. Uttarkashi was specially selected as the home of NIM, primarily because of its close proximity to the Gangotri region in western garhwal, which undoubtedly has the best climbing and training potential in India and perhaps in the world. Perched beautifully on the turtle back hill across the east bank of river Bhagirathi, the Institute overlooks the sacred town of Uttarkashi and the confluence of Indravati with the Bhagirathi. 

​The Institute is headed by a Principal who is handpicked officer by the Ministry of Defence. It has Training and an Administrative wing. The Training Wing comprises of the Vice Principal, the Medical Officer, the intrepid NIM instructional and Kitchen staff. The Administrative Wing which deals with account, rations and equipment are looked after by the Registrar and the Equipment Officer, respectively.

PROJECTS

1965

Year
Established

750+

Courses
Conducted

30050+

Trainees
Trained

90+

Successful
Expeditions

NIM EXPEDITIONS

SPECIAL COURSES CONDUCTED FOR

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Head Office

Nehru Institute of Mountaineering (NIM)

Uttarkashi - 249193

Uttarakhand

Email: nimutk2004@gmail.com

            principal-nim@uk.gov.in

Tel:  9997 254 854 (Principal)

       01374-222123 (Registrar)

       7060 717 717  (Training)

Any Query? - 7060-717-717

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