Establishment of ENVIS center by Ministry of Environment, forests and climate change, New Delhi. It envisages good recognition at national level and also facilitates annual recurring expenditure for center maintenance.
Recognition of center laboratories by central pollution control board to strengthen the industrial consultancy activities.
Sponsored projects will be encouraged to apply in the following fields
Coastal and marine ecosystem.
Biodiversity studies of eastern ghats.
Environmental assessment on mangroves.
Climate change and energy research.
Ecosystem services, carbon capture and storage.
Awareness to society
Training and awareness to school children on water quality and sanitation.
To conduct workshops on various environmental issues.