Punjabi University Patiala

About us

University Institute of Impact Assessment (UIIA) has been established to facilitate the training, teaching and research in the field of Impact Assessment and provide help to other organisations/agencies for conducting research in the fields of Social Impact Assessment (SIA), Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Health Impact Assessment (HIA).

In 2014 Punjab Government established a State Social Impact Assessment Unit in Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology, Punjabi University Patiala. Later on, it was redesignated as State Social Impact Assessment Authority. Now State Social Impact Assessment Authority is part of University Institute of Impact Assessment (UIIA). University Institute of Impact Assessment is now associated organization of International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA) and share the vision of IAIA.


  • To create awareness for Impact Assessment (IA) and Social Impact Assessment (SIA).
  • To cater to the needs of training, teaching and research for IA.
  • To create and regularly update a data base of IA and SIA experts and practitioners.
  • To conduct and coordinate research projects about IA and SIA.
  • To provide research inputs for planners, policy makers and administrators.

Contact Us

Office: T-8 & T-9, 3rd floor, Management and Technology Bhawan, Punjabi University, Patiala.

Phone No. 0175 3046550