ENVIS Centre, Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India

Printed Date: Saturday, July 20, 2024


Q. What does ENVIS stands for?

ENVIS Stands for Environment Information System.

Q. What is ENVIS?

ENVIS is a decentralized system with a network of distributed subject oriented centers ensuring integration of national efforts in environmental information collection, collation, storage, retrieval and dissemination to all concerned. The focus of ENVIS since inception has been on providing environmental information to decision makers, policy planners, scientists and engineers, research workers, etc. all over the country.

Q. What is the SulabhENVIS Centre?

To strengthen ENVIS in disseminating information pertaining to environment and sustainable development, SulabhENVIS Centre was set up at Sulabh International Institute of Health and Hygiene, New Delhi through Ministry of Environment and Forests, Govt. of India. The centre acts as store house for compilation, processing, analysis and dissemination of data/information pertaining to latest research in the field of Sanitation, Hygiene and Sewage Treatment System and Technology.

Q. What is the assigned subject area to SulabhENVIS Centre?

SulabhENVIS Centre has been assigned with following topics:

  • Sanitation
  • Hygiene
  • Sewage Treatment Systems and Technology

Q. What are the objectives of SulabhENVIS Centre?

· Updating the website of SulabhENVIS on Hygiene, Sanitation and Environment, Sewage Treatment Systems and Technology. · Monthly compilation of News items on Hygiene, Sanitation and Environment, Sewage Treatment Systems and Technology. · Identification of information/data gaps in the specified subject areas and action taken to fill these gaps. Database creation on Hygiene, Sanitation and Environment, Sewage Treatment Systems and Technology to be put on website. · Contribution of news items for ENVIS newsletter on monthly basis. · To establish and operate a distributed clearing house to answer and channel queries related to the allocated subject. · To establish linkages with information users, carriers and providers from among Govt., academia, Business and Non Governmental Organizations including ENVIS.

Q. What is the total number of ENVIS centres?

There are total 76 Envis Centres all over India, which are assigned with different subjects and topics.

Q. Where can we get details of other Envis centres?

The details and list of other Envis centres can be obtained from the website of Environment Information System. http://www.envis.nic.in