Why this website?
- To identify and put across the views, opinion
and plans, strategies of various media, organizations/institutions
in simplified formats.
- To stress on the initiatives taken by the media
to protect & conserve the environment in order to
facilitate the process of creating environmental
awareness in general.
- To assess the role of media in evolving suitable
strategies for environmental sustainability.
- To serve as a useful guide to policy and decision-makers,
managers and those involved in implementation and
- To serve as a interface between users and CMS
What information is available on this website?
The whole site is divided into seven navigations
viz. Home, CMS ENVIS, Publications, Database, Video
gallery, Media Trends and Contact Us. Besides these
there are other significant features such as ENVIS
Network, Green Films, Research Studies, Environment
Journalists. The links under each navigation can be
understood easily and accessed. The site showcases
all the activities, initiatives undertaken and the
facilities available at the center. Besides these
features, online newsletters & research reports can
also be browsed.
What is ENVIS Centre Network?
Realizing the importance of environmental information
and its dissemination, the Government of India, in
December 1982, established an Environmental Information
System (ENVIS) as a plan programme. The focus of ENVIS
since inception has been on providing environmental
information to decision-makers, policy planners, scientists,
engineers and research workers all over the country.
To this cause, a large number of nodes, known as ENVIS
Centres, have been established in the network to cover
the broad subject areas of environment, under a Focal
Point in the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests.
For more information www.envis.nic.in
What is CMS ENVIS Centre?
CMS ENVIS is a premiere centre designated by MOEF,
Government of India to facilitate information dissemination
and further the cause of environment awareness and
sensitization. It is now an established resource center,
co-coordinating body and a center for information
dissemination on environmental communication, strategies
and media related activities.
What we do at CMS ENVIS Centre?
The Centre acts as a Focal Point for Information
* Media and Environment
* Communication Strategies
* Electronic Media Resources
For this purpose the Centre comes out with various
print and online publications (such as newsletters,
research studies, articles, media analysis) database
and other resources. The center also facilitates networking
with communication and environment experts, coordinate
direct dialogue and interface and supports training
programmes by providing resource material to other
What facilities are available at CMS ENVIS
* Duplicating/lending documentaries to individuals,
NGOs and Government Organizations, Institutes for Screening
* Coordinating and organizing sensitization workshops.
* Video Library with preview facilities
* Availability of Stock footage to researchers, Institutes,
Film makers, media houses etc.