National Environment Awareness Campaign 2000-2001


The National Environment Awareness Campaign (NEAC), being organised by the Ministry of Environment and Forests every year since 1986 with the objective of creating environmental awareness at the national level, is being continued this year also. The theme of NEAC 2000-2001 is:

"KEEP OUR ENVIRONMENT CLEAN AND GREEN"

Within this theme, attention shall be focussed on the following sub-themes:

i) Keeping our sources of drinking water clean and protected

ii) Ensuring proper management of garbage and other solid waste

iii) Control of air-pollution

iv) Protection of trees and plantation, including nurturing of new trees

v) Sustainable lifestyles

Proposals are invited from registered Non-governmental Organisations (NGOs)/Voluntary Organisations, Educational Institutions, State Government Departments, etc. working in the field of environment and sustainable development for conducting various activities such as Seminars/Workshops, Camps/Padyatras/Rallies, Competitions, Festivals etc. for creating environmental awareness on the theme / sub-themes mentioned above amongst the masses. The guidelines and proforma for submission for proposals can be obtained free of cost from the Regional Resource Agency designated for your State/UT, mentioned in the list below, either in person or by post:

S.No.

Regional Resource Agency

Jurisdiction

1.

Dr.(Mrs)Nanditha Krishna, Director, CP Ramaswamy Iyer Foundation, No.1-A, Eldams Road, Chennai 600 018

Tamilnadu, Pondicherry, Andaman & Nicobar Islands

2.

Shri Sriniwas Mudrakarta, Director, Vikram Sarabhai Centre for Development Interaction (VIKSAT), Nehru Foundation for Development, Thaltej Tekra, Vastrapur Road, Ahmedabad 380 054

Gujarat, Dadra & Nagar Haveli

3.

President, Environment Society of India, Karuna Sadan, Sector 11-B, Chandigarh 160 011

Haryana, Chandigarh

4.

President, Sewa Mandir, Old Fatehpura, Udaipur 313 001

Rajasthan

5.

Director (Environment), Punjab State Council for Science & Technology (PSCST), SCO 2935-36, Sector 22C, Chandigarh 160 022

Punjab

6.

President, Indian Environmental Society, Shakarpur, Vikas Marg, Delhi 110 092

Delhi, Western Uttar Pradesh

7.

Secretary, Shohratgarh Environmental Society, 9, Adarsh Colony, Shohratgarh, Siddharth Nagar Distt. 272 205 (UP)

Eastern Uttar Pradesh

8.

Honorary Secretary, Uttarkhand Sewa Nidhi, Jakhan Devi, Mall Road, Almora 263 601 (UP)

Hill districts of Uttar Pradesh

9.

Director, Deccan Development Society, A-6, Meera Apartment, Basheer Bagh, Hyderabad 500 029 (AP)

Andhra Pradesh

10

Shri BB Basu, Director-Convenor, School of Fundamental Research, 49-B, Tollygunge Road, Calcutta 700 026

West Bengal

11.

Secretary, Gram Vikas Kendra, K-3/57, Hans Stoehr Road, TELCO Town, Jamshedpur 831 004

Bihar (except districts of North Bihar)

12.

Secretary, Rural Youth Coordination Centre, C/o House of Sh. AK Choudhry, Retd. DGP, Boring Canal Road, Patna 800 001

All districts of North Bihar

13.

Secretary, State Department of Forests and Environment, Government of Orissa, Bhubaneshwar 751 001

Orissa

14.

Chairman, State Committee on Science Technology & Environment, IInd Floor, CMD Building, Thycaud, Thiruvananthapuram 695 014

Kerala, Lakshwadeep & Minicoy Islands

15.

Shri NG Hegde, Managing Trustee & President, Bharitya Agro-Industries Foundation (BAIF), BAIF Bhawan, Dr. Manibhai Desai Nagar, National Highway No.4, Warje, Pune 411 029

Goa, Daman & Diu, Maharashtra

16.

Executive Director, Environmental Planning and Coordination Organisation (EPCO), "Kachnar", Paryavaran Parisar, E-5, Arera Colony, Bhopal 462 016

Madhya Pradesh

17.

General Secretary, Assam Science Society, Lamb Road, Latasil, Guwahati 781 001

Assam

18.

Director, World Wide Fund for Nature India, Jammu & Kashmir State Office, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Jammu, Jammu (Tawi) - 180 004

Jammu & Kashmir

19.

Senior Scientific Officer, Environment and Ecology Wing, Department of Environment & Forests, Govt. of Manipur, Porompat, Near DC Office, Imphal (East) 795 001

Manipur

20.

Secretary, State Department of Environment, Government of Nagaland, Kohima 797 001

Nagaland

21.

Member Secretary, Tripura State Pollution Control Board, Ker Choumohany, Agartala 799 001

Tripura

22.

Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, Environment & Forests Department, Forests Extension Division, Government of Mizoram, Aizawal 796 001

Mizoram

23.

Secretary, Department of Environment, Government of Sikkim, Gangtok 737 103

Sikkim

24.

Secretary, State Department of Environment, Government of Meghalaya, Shillong 793 001

Meghalaya

25.

Secretary, Department of Environment, State Government of Arunachal Pradesh, Itanagar 791 111

Arunachal Pradesh

26.

Member Secretary, State Council of Science, Technology & Environment, H.P. 34, SDA Complex, Kasumpti, Shimla 171 001

Himachal Pradesh

27.

Executive Secretary, Karnataka Rajya Vijnyan Parishad, Indian Institute of Science Campus, Bangalore 560 012

Karnataka

The last date for submitting proposals complete in all respects, to the concerned Regional Resource Agency (RRA) is 14.08.2000 (14th August, 2000). Proposals received after the last date will not be entertained. It may be noted that the decision regarding approval / rejection of proposals including the quantum of financial assistance to be provided will be taken by the Ministry and not by RRAs. Since the Ministry is providing financial assistance to all the RRAs to met the expenditure on printing of proforma and for coordinating the campaign, the applicants need not make any payment to the RRAs for either the proforma or any other services.


Director (M)
Government of India
Ministry of Environment and Forests
Paryavaran Bhawan, CGO Complex,
Lodi Road, New Delhi 110 003