ENVIS Centre, Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India

Printed Date: Thursday, October 22, 2020

Major Activity

Bird Identification and Basic Ornithology








The Green Skill Development Programme (GSDP) of the Ministry of Environment,Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) is an initiative for skill development in the environment and forest sector to enable India’s youth to get generous employmentand to motivate for self-employment. Imparting skill sets for greener transformation will generate employment opportunities and resolve to conserve, preserve and restoring the quality of environment while improving human well-being and socialequity. 


Realizing the need for developing the green skills, the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEF&CC) is utilising the vast network and expertise of


Environmental Information System (ENVIS) hubs and Resource Partners (RPs). ENVIS is a decentralized network of 66 centres of which 31 Centres dealing with ‘”State of the Environment and Related Issues” are hosted by State Government /UT Administrations called ENVIS Hubs and remaining 35 Centres are hosted by environment-relatedgovernmental and non-governmental organisations.

WWF-India ENVIS Resource Partner (RP) has decided to trained youths those students were college/school dropouts, High school Passout and those students were unable to complete his/her academics but willing to serve for the society as well as environment. ENVIS Resource Partner, WWF-India was organized Certificate  Course on “Bird Identification and Basic Ornithology” (Level-5 of NSQF) under Green Skill Development Programme.(More)