Environmental Management & Policy Research Institute (EMPRI)

Government of Karnataka

GOK > EMPRI > ENVIS
Last modified at 11/10/2017 15:37 by EMPRI Department - KAR Portal

​​​​

CENTRE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION SYSTEM

The Centre for Environment Information System believes that providing education and disseminating information on current environmental issues are the primary means of addressing the issues afflicting our environment at present. Towards this endeavour, the centre has been currently undertaking the following activities in close collaboration with Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF), Govt. of India.

  • Establishment and maintenance of Environmental Information System (ENVIS) Centre :

Realising the need for reliable and adequate information on environment at the MoEF, Govt. of India set up an Environmental Information System (ENVIS) in 1982 as a comprehensive network in environmental information collection, collation, storage, retrieval and dissemination to various users, which include decision-makers, researchers, academicians, policy planners etc. Information base includes both descriptive Information as well as numerical data. Descriptive information in the form of publications, reports, reprints and abstracts on related subjects is stored for dissemination. Numerical data on the subject are collected, compiled, processed and analysed for the purpose of dissemination. All the information thus compiled is made available on the website of the ENVIS centre. EMPRI has developed an ENVIS website and hosted at Karnataka State ENVIS Centre Website

The centre also creates and disseminates content relating to the themes assigned to ENVIS Centres in geo-spatial platform in Bhuvan portal.

  • Indian State Level Basic Environmental Information Database (ISBEID) :

In order to develop the relevant databases on several environment and its related parameters and also, to make it available online, MoEF, Govt. of India
under the ENVIS project developed a Web enabled software called ISBEID, ​to feed information directly into database. ISBEID includes 17 modules comprising environmental information about air, water, land resources, forest bio-diversity, infrastructure etc. Necessary information collected from the authentic sources are fed into ISBEID server maintained at National Informatics Centre (NIC) towards building an environmental compendium for public and various other stakeholders.​Indian State Level Basic Environmental Information Database​

  • ENVIS newsletter 'PARISARA'

ENVIS centre has been publishin​g a quarterly newsletter 'PARISARA'. Till date 43 such newsletters have been brought out covering concurrent environmental issues.

    • List of NEWSLETTERS Published​:

    • To download the newsletters listed below please visit  kare​​nvis.nic.in
      envis-new

  • ENVIS Library:​

The library is a documented repository of information and it has a collection of over 2500 books. Besides, the library also receives more than 12 state/national journals and newsletters covering diverse areas of environment.

           Present Employees under Karnataka State ENVIS Centre :

  1. ENVIS – Coordinator : Shri KH Vinay Kumar, IFS
                                           Director (Research)
  2. Programme Officer :  Soujanya Nagaraja
  3. Information Officer :  Dr. Pavithra P Nayak
  4. IT Assistant :  Siri HP

​​​​​​​​


Designed and Developed by: Environmental Management & Policy Research Institute (EMPRI), Government of Karnataka

Disclaimer: Please note that this page also provides links to the websites / web pages of Govt. Ministries/Departments/Organisations. The content of these websites are owned by the respective organisations and they may be contacted for any further information or suggestion.

Designed and Developed by: Center for e-Governance Government of Karnataka

©2016, All Rights Reserved.

india-gov-logo
pm india
CM Karnataka logo
nic logo
Top