Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is a public central university located in New Delhi, India. It was established in 1969 and named after Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s first Prime Minister. The university is known for leading faculties and research emphasis on liberal arts and applied sciences.
The School of Environmental Sciences (SES) at JNU is one of the pioneering centres of environmental research and education. It was founded in 1974. The school is inter-disciplinary in nature having world class faculty from different disciplines such as physics, chemistry, biology and geology etc. The school has made significant contributions towards generation of new knowledge and providing solutions for various environmental problems related to climate change, global warming, acid rain, air quality, arsenic in water, carbon sequestration, bioaerosols, river systems, landfills, geochemistry mapping, biodiesel, glacier melting, toxic metal accumulation, microwave radiation, sustainable development, Himalayan ecosystem, agro-ecology, remote sensing etc.