Envis Portal and Mobile Application Has Been Launched by the Union Government [ Current Affairs ]
The Environment Information System (ENVIS) portal and mobile application has been launched by the Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar. The national interaction-cum-evaluation workshop for Environment Information System is sidelines behind this launch.
- With parallel to the objectives of Digital India ENVIS Portal is runs which works on improving the digital literacy in the environment sector and deliver services digitally.
- In integrating network of ENVIS centres this portal may play an important role.
- And the portal is http://envis.nic.in/
About Environment Information System (ENVIS):
- Since 1982 ENVIS is central sector Scheme of the MOEFCC.
- Integrate country-wide efforts in environmental information collection, storage, collation, retrieval and dissemination is main aim behind implementation of this scheme.
- 69 centres is presently included in the ENVIS network and out of which 29 are under environment departments of various state governments/UT administrations and remaining 40 are gone under environment-related government and non-governmental organizations.
- Published on: February 19, 2016