GES is a research based Nonprofit Organization (NPO) founded in 1995 & is involved in research, conservation & extension activities.
Majority of the projects done by GES has a strong field based component, supported by laboratory work and data analysis.
Established in 1995, Gujarat Ecology Society (GES) stands as a beacon of commitment to environmental research, conservation, and extension activities. As a research-based Nonprofit Organization (NPO), GES is dedicated to fostering a sustainable future for Gujarat's natural resources through knowledge dissemination and impactful initiatives.
The organization is recognized as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organization by the Ministry of Science and Technology, GOI, and is a member of IUCN – The World Conservation Union. We are also registered under CSR (No: CSR00013950).
To date, the society has completed 120 projects with funding support from state and central government departments and corporate sectors. The organisations has published 150 reports, 120 peer reviewed research articles in various national and international journals along with 03 books.The creation of a multidisciplinary ecological database always remained the main component of GES programs.
To pursue, promote, and disseminate knowledge, information, and processes that enable Gujarat's conservation, restoration, and development of natural resources with regard to their ecological sustainability.
Promotion of ecological and environmental awareness
Establishment of scientific facilities for research, offering support for environmental training, extension, and consultancy
Implementation of ecological restoration programs
Apart from R&D, GES undertakes
Awareness programme for environmental issues
Training programme for ecological studies
Preparation of home herbal garden in 100 households of Vadodara city
Formation of Biodiversity Management Committee in Vadodara district
Facilitate graduate and post graduate students to undertake dissertation
Value Addition of Medicinal Plants Training Programme (20 Villages of Vadodara Dist.)