About RajEnvis

A nation wide information enabled network for environmental information covering wide variety of subject areas, environs and database is prepared under Environmental Information System (ENVIS) project.
Ministry of Environment & Forest, Government of India has established ENVIS - Centers in various states and one such ENVIS - Center has been established at Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board .
The ENVIS Center will work towards fulfillment of the objectives of the ENVIS which are as follows:

(a) Long-term objectives:-

i. To build up repositories and dissemination of information in various subject areas of Environmental Engineering.
ii. To adopt modern technologies of information acquisition, processing, storage, retrieval and dissemination.
iii. To support and promote research, development and innovation in environmental information technology.

(b) Immediate objectives :

i To provide national environmental information service relevant to present needs and capable of development to meet the future needs of users.
ii To build up storage, retrieval and dissemination capabilities, with the ultimate objective of disseminating information speedily to the users.
iii To promote national and international cooperation and liaison for exchange of Environment related information .
iv To promote exchange of information among countries and region.

The ENVIS Center will develop and maintain an information base that includes both descriptive information as well as numerical data. Descriptive information in the form of publcations,reports,reprints and abstracts on Status of Environment & Related Issues will be stored for dissemination. Numerical data on the same subject will be collected, compiled, processed and analyzed for the purpose of dissemination. Documentation in the form of publications and reports would be brought out. All the information thus compiled will be made available on the ENVIS- Website.

The ENVIS Center will carry out the following activites:

1. The ENVIS Center will collect books,reports and journals for retrieval, dissemination and database creation.
2. The ENVIS Center will host and maintain a website on the subject of Status of Environment & Related Issues .
3. The ENVIS Center will publish abstracts on the subject area.
4. The ENVIS Center will have linkages with information sources in the country and abroad for increasing the information contents.
5. The ENVIS Center will supply information on the queries referred to it,by ENVIS Focal Point,Central Government Departments and Organization, State Government Departments and Organizations,Scientific Institutions and Research scientists in the country,in the form of copies of published reports,documents, abstracts and research papers.
6. The ENVIS Center will help in building up an inventory of authentic and reliable information material.
7. The ENVIS Center will establish data bank's containing data on relevant subject area.
8. The ENVIS Center will identify data gaps and knowledge gaps in their subject areas and prepare a Status report and enable policy decision.
9. The ENVIS Center will bring out news letters and other publications in their subject areas.