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 state specific centers (working on status of Environment and related issues of a particular state) and 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. On what topic the Punjab ENVIS Centre is working?

Punjab ENVIS Centre is working on Status of Environment and Related issues w.r.t. Punjab.

Q. What are the objectives of Punjab ENVIS Centre?


·         Regular updation of website on state environment and related issues.

·         Compilation and uploading of News items on state environment issues.

·         Identification of information/data gaps in the specified subject areas and action taken to fill these gaps.

·         Database creation on state environment and related issues

·         Publication of quarterly Newsletter and other publications (from time to time)

·         To establish linkages with information users, carriers and providers from Government, Academia and Non-Governmental Organizations including other ENVIS centers.   

Q. What is the total number of ENVIS Centers?

There are total 69 ENVIS Centers all over India, including state specific and theme specific centers.

Q. Where can we get details of other ENVIS Centers?

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



Source: ENVIS