ENVIS secretariat, Ministry of Environment Forest & Climate Change, New Delhi organized the National Workshop on "Summary Evaluation of ENVIS Centres and Roll out of the revamped ENVIS Scheme” on 17-18 March, 2017 at Mahatma Mandir Convention & Exhibition Centre, Gandhinagar, Gujarat. The workshop was inaugurated by Hon’ble Secretary, MoEFCC, Sh. A.N. Jha, Senior Economic Advisor Smt. Anandi Subramaniam, and other dignitaries. The workshop was attended by over 130 participants for state and thematic centres all across the country.
The workshop was held to evaluate the performance of the ENVIS centres in the last financial year and review the plans for the next three year period 2017-20. A new revamped scheme was also rolled out on the second day of the workshop which was followed by discussions and suggestions given by various ENVIS centre representatives. ENVIS centres also displayed the knowledge products developed over the last three years during the workshop which was positively received and appreciated by the hon’ble dignitaries.
Dr. Gautam Talukdar and Sh. Anant Pande from WII-ENVIS centre on Wildlife & Protected Areas participated in the workshop.