Gujarat Biotechnology University
Gujarat Biotechnology University (GBU) is a modern university near GIFT City, Gandhinagar. Funded by the Government of Gujarat's Department of Science and Technology, GBU will create a culture of excellence and innovation with entrepreneurship at its core. Gujarat Biotechnology University is envisioned to be a world-class, academic, research-driven institution and a foundry of transformational knowledge that will train and prepare biotech scientists in cutting-edge, product-focused research to create and deliver a strong pipeline of innovative products for the Bharat (India) of tomorrow. GBU offers master's by Research and Ph.D. biotechnology programs with a strong translational focus, aiming to deliver biotechnology solutions for society, engaging with the vibrant life science industry in Gujarat, and across India. Gujarat Biotechnology University offers postgraduate and doctorate medical, industrial, animal, environmental, and plant biotechnology courses. Gujarat Biotechnology University has a deep collaboration with the world-leading University of Edinburgh (UoE) in a unique partnership, with a UoE-designed progressive curriculum, academic policies, visiting faculty, and faculty development programs. Gujarat Biotechnology University aims to develop future-ready professionals able to address the challenges of translational research for societal problems by developing globally competitive research & innovation-focused ecosystems. Gujarat Biotechnology University aims to create a platform for industry linkages and groundbreaking scientific inventions
National Environmental Science Academy (NESA), New Delhi
National Environmental Science Academy (NESA) was founded by the Late Prof. TRC Sinha, the then Head of the Zoology Department, MJK PG College, Bihar University to create awareness, promote and protect the environment. Conceptualized and initiated in 1984, it was registered as a Society in 1988 under the Societies Act XXI of 1860 at Patna.

This Academy is of National level, presently having its Head Office at 206, Raj Tower-1, Alaknanda Community Centre, New Delhi. The main objective of the Academy is to bring awareness about environmental issues among the masses and strive to find sustainable solutions by arranging lectures, demonstrations, training programmes, seminars, symposiums, conferences, publishing journals and organizing any other activities supporting the cause.

Objectives and Functions of the Academy
To implement the SDDGs in India by encouraging students, scientists, researchers, academicians and members of the academy for pursuing research on sustainable development.
To set up Regional/State Chapters for the dissemination of information on the environment.
To motivate and prepare young minds on environmental management.
To organize national/international level conferences, symposia, seminars, meetings and workshops on themes of environmental concerns.
To publish policy papers, synthesis volumes, proceedings, journals, newsletters, transactions and other publications for the promotion of Environmental Sciences.
To forward the recommendation of scientists /professors to govt. agencies.

Various eminent personalities have graced the Academy as President. The first President of the Academy was Dr. K.C. Bose, Vice-Chancellor of Ranchi University; then Dr. B.S. Attri, Advisor, Ministry of Environment and Forest. Most recently Padma Bhushan Dr. S.Z. Qasim was the President of the Academy till June 2015, who is a renowned marine scientist known for his Antarctica mission in 1981-82, he also served as the Secretary at the Dept. Of Ocean Development (now Ministry of Earth Sciences); Member, Planning Commission and Vice-Chancellor, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. Currently, Prof. Javed Ahmad, (Former Dean, Faculty of Science), Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi, is the President of the Academy.