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The Department of Environmental Science & Engineering at Indian School of Mines Dhanbad is organizing 3 Day Training Program on ‘Air Quality Assessment, Prediction and Control for Industrial Areas’ during September 17-19, 2015

Air pollution, one of the biggest environmental issue we face, is often associated with urbanization and industrialization. As a developing country, India is facing challenges in maintaining comfortable environment with respect to air pollution. Keeping in view of these challenges this training program is designed to provide a comprehensive knowledge on air pollution, its sources and harmful consequences. Main emphasis will be focused on its Monitoring & Assessment as per statutory guidelines, followed by air quality prediction and effective control technologies. Training program will also focus on hands on various air quality monitoring as well as analysis instruments.

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Customised Hands-on Bhuvan Training Programme for ENVIS Centres July 28-29, 2015 at NRSC-ISRO, Hyderabad

Customised Hands-on Bhuvan Training Programme for ENVIS Centres 2015

Bhuvan portalA 2-day training programme for ENVIS Centres is schedule to be held at Hyderabad at National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), ISRO, Balanagar, Hyderabad during 28th and 29th July, 2015. Twenty five participants from 23 ENVIS Centres— comprising both thematic and State/UT Centres— are shortlisted for attending the programme.

This training programme is intended for skills development during this training session to become useful in creating and disseminating content relating to the themes assigned to ENVIS Centres in geo-spatial platform in Bhuvan portal.

Senior Scientists from NRSC, ISRO will demonstrate how Bhuvan portal resources could be used for enriching the content of ENVIS websites. It is emphasized that features of Bhuvan portal may be used by State and Thematic ENVIS Centres for further dissemination of information.



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Regional Evaluation Workshop for ENVIS (Centres) - Eastern and North-Eastern Region March 23-24, 2015 at Guwahati, Assam

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Regional Evaluation-cum-Training Workshop for ENVIS Centres (Western Region), 16-17 February, 2015 at Nagpur, Maharashtra

A 2-day evaluation-cum-training Workshop for ENVIS Centres of Western Region (i.e., those located in the states of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh) was held at Nagpur, Maharashtra hosted by ENVIS Centre at CSIR-National Environmental Engineering Research Institute during 16th and 17th February, 2015. Around 30 participants of 13 thematic as well as State/UT ENVIS Centres participated in the Workshop. The Workshop was inaugurated by the Director NEERI, Dr. Satish R. Wate. Speaking on the occasion, Dr Wate stressed on the significance of environmental information as all important policy decisions hinge on the insightful information. He congratulated the Ministry for feeling the need to establish ENVIS Scheme and hoped that ENVIS will keep serving the stakeholders and public at large for their multifarious information requirements. Shri Abhay Kumar, Deputy Economic Adviser, MoEFCC said that the Ministry has roped in distinguished experts cutting across various fields to evaluate as well as advise the Centres. Among the experts who attended the Workshop for evaluation included Shri Krishna Rao T.V.P., Dr. Rajesh Gupta, Dr. A.K. Soni and Dr. Tamil Selvan. Two parallel sessions for evaluating the activities of Thematic and State ENVIS Centres were carried out in the Workshop. The second day of the Workshop was marked by a crucial training by NRSC official Shri Arul Raj on Bhuvan portal, a geospatial portal to enable the GIS-based information in the websites of the ENVIS Centres. The Workshop concluded with a thought- provoking session by experts who shared their observations and suggestions followed by comments by coordinators of ENVIS Centres.


Regional Evaluation-cum-Training Workshop for ENVIS Centres (Southern Region), 5-6 February, 2015 at Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

A 2-day evaluation-cum-training Workshop for ENVIS Centres of Southern Region (i.e., Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Puducherry) was held at Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu hosted by ENVIS Centre at Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding and on 5th and 6th February, 2015. Around 50 participants of thematic as well as State/UT ENVIS Centres particpated in the Workshop. Speaking on the occasion, Economic Adviser, Shri M. Kannan stressed on the need to evolve the ENVIS Scheme as a one of the tools of Decision Support available to the Government of India for formulating various envioronmental policies and decisions. Among the experts who attended the Workshop for evaluation included Dr Rajasenan, Dr Rajaannan, Dr G Srinivas Rao, Dr. Haripriya Gundimeda and Prof. Kavikumar. Two parallel sessions for evaluating the activities of Thematic and State ENVIS Centres were carried out in the workshop. The second day of the Workshop was marked by a crucial training by NRSC officals Shri P. G. Diwakar and Shri Arul Raj on Bhuvan portal, a geospatial portal to enable the GIS-based information in the websites of the ENVIS Centres. The Workshop concluded with a thought-provoking session by experts who shared their remarks and experiences as well as the concluding address by Economic Adviser, Shri M. Kannan. A cultural programme was also conducted on the second day.


Regional Evaluation-cum-Training Workshop for ENVIS Centres (Northern Region), 12-13 January, 2015 at Dehradun, Uttarakhand

A 2-day evaluation-cum-training Workshop for ENVIS Centres in Northern Region was held at Dehradun, Uttarkhand hosted by ENVIS Centre at Forest Research Insitute on 12-13 January 2015. Around 50 participants from Northern thematic as well as State ENVIS Centres particpated in the Workshop. Speaking on the occasion, Economic Adviser, Shri M Kannan stressed on the need to evolve the ENVIS as a one of the tools for Decision support system available to the Givern of India for formulating various envioronmental policies and decisions. Among the experts who attebnded the workshop for evaluation were Professor Avinash Chandra, Professor C.R. Babu, Professor Haripriya Gundimeda, Professor Saroj Barik, Shri Vijay Lakhanpal, Shri D. P. Singh and Shri V. N. Diwakar. Three parallel sessions for evaluating the activities of 22 Thematic and State Centres were carried out in the workshop. The second day of the Workshop was marked by a crucial training by NRSA officals Shri P G Diwakar and Shri Arul Raj on Bhuvan portal. The workshop concluded with a thought-provoking session by experts who shared their remarks and concluding address by Economic Adviser.