The International Centre for Polar Studies (ICPS) at the Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, is a Polar cooperation Centre of both science and social sciences. The School of Environmental Sciences, The School of International Relations and Politics, and the Inter-University Centre for Social Science Research and Extension form this interdisciplinary Centre. The ICPS research scientific and socially significant aspects. ICPS supports a multilevel strategic approach for attaining environmentally and socially responsible development. Also, the Centre act as a consultant in geopolitical policies and human ecological aspects for the Government of India.