About ENVIS JNU
The ENVIS Centre on "Biogeochemistry" was established in 1994 at School of Environmental Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi with the financial assistance from the Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change, Government of India. The Centre is functioning as a partner in the Environmental Information System (ENVIS) network spread all over the country, with the focal point at the Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change (MoEF&CC), New Delhi.
The major topics covered / to be covered by the ENVIS Centre at SES, JNU on the thematic area are Biogeochemistry of Rivers, water chemistry, geobiology, pollution, climatology, ecosystems, environmental microbiology and important national/international activities/projects/developments, information resources (websites, journals/books and databases) and the organized/forthcoming events (conferences/workshops/training programmes etc.).
JNU was established in 1966 by an act of Indian parliament with the “Nehruvian” ideology. The University spreads over an area of 1000 acres on the Aravali ranges embraced by the beauty of lush green forest sustaining a birdwatcher's paradise and some forms of wild life. The University primarily has Post-graduate and Doctoral degree programmes imparting knowledge, education, high level of training with values and social commitment. The living ambience and social milieu of the campus is also reflected in an integrated, interdisciplinary approach in teaching and research...read more