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Welcome to Ministry of Environment & Forests. It is a nodal agency in the administrative structure of the Central Government, for the planning, promotion and co-ordination of environmental and forestry programmes.

The principal activities undertaken by Ministry of Environment & Forests, consist of conservation & survey of flora, fauna, forests and Wildlife, prevention & control of pollution, afforestation & regeneration of degraded areas and protection of environment, in the frame work of LEGISLATIONS.

The main tools utilized for this include surveys, impact assessment, control of pollution, regeneration programmes, support to organizations, research to solve solutions and training to augment the requisite manpower, collection and dissemination of environmental information and creation of environmental awareness among all sectors of the country's population.

The organizational structure of the Ministry covers various DIVISIONS, AUXILIARY BODIES, ASSOCIATED OFFICES and AUTONOMOUS AGENCIES.

Realising the need for authoritative statistical data on environment, the work relating to collection, collation and analysis of environmental data and its depiction has been constantly taken-up through various projects. Environment & Forests Informatics Division (EFIDNIC) of National Informatics Centre, New Delhi, is therefore closely associated with the Ministry, in the design & development of its Informatics for the better management of environmental resources.

For further information, please contact :

The Secretary
Government of India
Ministry of Environment & Forests
Paryavaran Bhavan, CGO Complex
Lodhi Road, NEW DELHI - 110 003 INDIA
Phone # 91-11-4361896
E-mail : secy@envfor.delhi.nic.in

Last Modified on June 13, 1997
Maintained by EFIDNIC.