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A Brief Report on MoEF Annual Report “FY 2004-2005”

 

 

A Brief Report on

MoEF Annual Report “FY 2004-2005”

WWF-India ENVIS Centre- Activities & Achievement  FY: 2004-2005

 

The Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India has established an Environmental Information System (ENVIS) Centre at World Wide Fund for Nature-India, in 1984 to disseminate environmental information in the area of NGOs, Parliament & Media. The Centre was assigned the responsibility for being the focal point for information on:

 

 NGOs and the Environment

 Parliament and the Environment

Media and the Environment

 

As part of the Environment Management Capacity Building Technical Assistance Project (EMCBTAP) of the Environmental Information System (ENVIS). Under this project of MoEF, a regional  node is currently operational which provides information and dissemination of sustainable development related  issues concerning  NGOs ,Parliament and media. A dynamic website and  Management Information System (MIS) software has  been  developed  by  the  ENVIS Centre for this purpose and the information  collected by the Centre is updated and disseminated  through this website. The data and information can be accessed through the main website (www.wwfenvis.org) and is updated periodically.

 

 

The centre networks with the relevant NGOs/Institutions/orsganizations including the government research and survey  institutions and universities to develop, maintain and disseminate information about NGOs working in the field of environment, environmental issues discussed in both houses of  Parliament and Media related issues. Under the ENVIS Progamme, work on updating existing database of the environmental NGOs in India continued and is available as a computerised database for interested users (both online and offline).The database holds information of more than 2000 environmental NGOs in the country. An extensive database of parliamentary matters related to the environment in the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha is available as well. Database on Legislative Assembly is under construction and the work on updating information for the ninth edition of the directory of environmental NGOs in India has been initiated.

 

Rajeev Kumar

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