The ENVIS Centre has actively taken up various initiatives to effectively percolate the information on environmental  & related issues in the direction of sustainable development. Through these initiatives, the Centre also takes up more opportunities to showcase its activities at the state, national and international level and foster networking for future learning’s.

First Meeting of the Advisory Committee of ENVIS Centre, PSCST

An Advisory Committee of the ENVIS Centre has been constituted on the direction of ENVIS Secretariat, Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Govt. of India to guide and review the activities of ENVIS Centre. The First Meeting of the Advisory Committee of ENVIS Centre, PSCST held under the chairpersonship of Dr. Neelima Jerath, Executive Director, Punjab State Council for Science & Technology (PSCST) on 05.11.2015. The meeting was attended by 14 external experts representing relevant departments and institutions. Mr. Gurharminder Singh, Senior Scientific officer (Env.) & Co-ordinator ENVIS Centre gave detailed presentation about major mandate of Punjab ENVIS Centre on 'Status of Environment & Related Issues' and important activities being carried out by the ENVIS Centre since its inception in the year 2005. The various matters of the Centre like its current activities, publications, collection of data and data gaps, coordination of activities of Regional Centre of Expertise (RCE) Network on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) and Cloudsat Program of NASA, etc. deliberated in detail. The members appreciated the activities being undertaken by the Centre and also gave valuable suggestions to further expand the activities of the Centre.

A snapshot of First Advisory Committee Meeting of ENVIS