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A Report on Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat : April June 2021

Ek Bharat Sheshtha Bharat programme aims to enhance interaction & promote mutual understanding between people of different states/UTs through the concept of state/UT pairing. CERC ENVIS RP in collaboration with CESB ENVIS carried out online activities to promote different environmental themes. Click here for the Report

A Report on World Environment Day : 2021

World Environment Day is celebrated on 5th of June every year. Ecosystem restoration means preventing, halting and reversing the damage to go from exploiting nature to healing it. CERC ENVIS RP Celebrated World Environment Day by conducting Webinar, online poster making competition and prepared infographic and posters. Click here for the Report

A Report on Quiz on Sustainable Practices and Environment : 2021

Consumer Education Research Centre, ENVIS Resource Partner in collaboration with Chhattisgarh Environment Conservation Board, ENVIS Hub conducted an open ONLINE QUIZ on Sustainable Practices and Environment for self-awareness under EK BHARAT SHRESHTHA BHARAT programme. Click here for the Report

A Report on webinar: “Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat”

Consumer Education and Research Centre, ENVIS’s Resource partner on “Environment Literacy –Eco-labeling & Eco-friendly Products’ in collaboration with Chhattisgarh Environment Conservation Board ENVIS’s hub on ‘Status of Environment and Related Issues’ conducted a webinar under ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’ Programme. Click here for the Report

A Report on World Consumer Rights Day : 2021

CERC-ENVIS Resource partner celebrated World Consumer Rights Day which falls on March 15 by joining a global campaign on "Tackling Plastic Pollution". WCRD Activity Report

A Report on Report on Awareness Programme Jan - Feb 2021

CERC‐ENVIS Resource Partner did an awareness programme. The objective was to bring awareness among students for information on rules and regulations, rights & responsibilities regarding consumer rights and eco-labelling & eco-friendly products. Click here for the Report

A Report on National Consumer Rights Day: 2020

CERC-ENVIS RP working on the thematic mandate of “Environment Literacy: Eco – Labeling and Eco Friendly Products” Consumer Education and Research Centre, ENVIS, Resource Partner celebrated National Consumer Rights Day Click here for the Report

A Report on Green Action Week: 2020

CERC-ENVIS RP working on the thematic mandate of “Environment Literacy: Eco – Labeling and Eco Friendly Products” Consumer Education and Research Centre, ENVIS, Resource Partner celebrated Green Action Week Click here for the Report

A Report on World Eco label day: 2020

CERC-ENVIS RP working on the thematic mandate of “Environment Literacy: Eco – Labeling and Eco Friendly Products” Consumer Education and Research Centre, ENVIS, Resource Partner celebrated World Eco label day. Click here for the Report

A Report on webinar: “Sharing Community – A goal towards sustainable consumption”

CERC-ENVIS RP working on the thematic mandate of “Environment Literacy: Eco – Labeling and Eco Friendly Products” organized a Webinar on “Sharing Community – A goal towards sustainable consumption”: Sharing Community: A report on Webinar

A Report on World Ozone Day : 2020

CERC‐ENVIS Resource Partner did an awareness programme on World Ozone day The objective was to bring awareness among students about the Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS). It's effect on ozone layer, actions taken to revive the ozone layer, past and current scenario etc. Click here for Report

A Report on Eco-Friendly Ganesh Chaturthi Celebration : 2020

CERC-ENVIS RP demonstrated the method of making ganesha idol using clayey soil and embedded seed inside. Report

A Report on Webinar on Urban Forestry : 2020

CERC-ENVIS RP working on the thematic mandate of “Environment Literacy: Eco – Labeling and Eco Friendly Products” organized a Webinar on “Urban Forestry”.Urban Forestry: A report on Webinar

A Report on Van Mahotsav : 2020

CERC-ENVIS RP hosted VAN MAHOTSAV programme in CERC campus and celebrated along with the entire CERC staff. Van Mahotsav: A report

A Report on World Environment Day : 2020

Every year on 5th June World Environment Day is celebrated on different themes. This year’s theme is ‘Celebrate Biodiversity’. Amidst the corona pandemic, social distancing to stay safe remained precedence. CERC – ENVIS RP celebrated World Environment Day by conducting online competitions and webinars on ‘Biodiversity’ and ‘Pandemic, Consumer and Environment’ respectively. World Environment Day: A report

A Report on webinar on “Sustainable Sanitation” : 2020

MoEF & CC’s ENVIS (Environment Information System) Resource Partner, Consumer Education Research Centre (CERC), Ahmedabad working on the thematic mandate of “Environment Literacy: Eco – Labeling and Eco Friendly Products” organized a Webinar on . “Sustainable Sanitation” - A report

A Report World Earth day: 2020

World Earth day the importance of the planet Earth and the need for its protection: Report

World Consumer Rights Week : 2020

CERC-ENVIS Resource partner celebrated World Consumer Rights Week (13-16 March 2019) to mark World Consumer Rights Day which falls on March 15 by joining a global campaign on "Sustainable Consumer". WCRD Activity Report

Awareness Programme : January 2020

CERC‐ENVIS Resource Partner did an awareness programme. The objective was to bring awareness among students as a consumer and how their activities affect the environment. Click here for January 2020 Report

A Report on National Consumers Week : 2019

24th December, 2019 is celebrated as National Consumers Day. This year’s themes is on “Alternate Consumer Grievance/Dispute Redressal”. CERC-ENVIS Resource Partner along with Consumer Club, Consumer Education and Research Centre celebrated Nation Consumers Week between 19th – 24th December, 2019. Click here for Report

Awareness Programme : September - October 2019

CERC‐ENVIS Resource Partner did an awareness programme. The objective was to bring awareness among students as a consumer and how their activities affect the environment. Click here for July 2019 Report

Awareness Programme : August 2019

CERC‐ENVIS Resource Partner did an awareness programme. The objective was to bring awareness among students as a consumer and how their activities affect the environment. Click here for July 2019 Report

A Report on Green Action Week : 2019

CERC-ENVIS Centre along with CERC celebrated the Green Action Week Campaign 2019 "Sharing Community." This year school children were involved as they act as an excellent multiplier to spread the word of sharing community in the neighbourhood. When people collaborate and share goods and servoces, it benifits the community as well as the environment. Extending this concept, composting will promote the idea of sharing waste and will keep the surroundings clean and hygenic. Click here for Report

A Report on World Ozone Day : 2019

CERC‐ENVIS Resource Partner did an awareness programme on World Ozone day The objective was to bring awareness among students about the Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS). It's effect on ozone layer, actions taken to revive the ozone layer, past and current scenario etc. Click here for Report

Awareness Programme : July 2019

CERC‐ENVIS Resource Partner did an awareness programme. The objective was to bring awareness among students as a consumer and how their activities affect the environment. Click here for July 2019 Report

National Green Mentors Conference : 2019

A National Green Mentors Conference was organized on two consecutive days of 29th- 30th June 2019 at Karnavati University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat. The event was organized by Green Mentors - An organization that promotes sustainability through educationin association with Green Mentors Guild - a Network of Green School Principals, University Vice Chancellors and Trainers. CERC-ENVIS participates in the conference. Report

Awareness Programme : June 2019

CERC‐ENVIS Resource Partner did an awareness programme. The objective was to bring awareness among students as a consumer and how their activities affect the environment. Click here for June 2019 Report

World Environment Day : June 5, 2019

CERC-ENVIS celebrated WED 2019 CERC - ENVIS team conducted an in-house celebration of world environment day with CERC staff, interns and visitors. This year’s theme was ‘Air Pollution’ with the slogan #BeatAirPollution. Report

Awareness Programme - May 2019

CERC‐ENVIS Resource Partner did an awareness programme. The objective was to bring awareness among students as a consumer and how their activities affect the environment. Click here for Report Report

National Review Meet: 2 April 2019

A National Review Meet was organised by ENVIS Secretariat, EI Division, Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEF&CC) on Tuesday 2nd of April, 2019 at Ganga Auditorium, Vayu Wing, MoEF&CC, Jor Bagh, New Delhi. Participants from different Resource Partners and State Hubs across the nation were present. The event began with the inauguration of the ENVIS Exhibition by Shri C.K Mishra Secretary, MoEF&CC accompanied by Dr. Anandi Subramaniam Principal Economic Advisor, MoEFR&CC, Mr Yashvir Singh, Economic Advisor and other members of the ENVIS Secretariat. In the exhibition, the entire 67 ENVIS Centres, of which 32 ENVIS Hubs (erstwhile State ENVIS centers) and 35 ENVIS Resource Partners (erstwhile Thematic centers) showcased their activities and knowledge products on ‘State of the Environment and Related issues’ and ‘Thematic mandates ‘ respectively. Click here for Report

Awareness Programme Jan : Mar 2019

CERC‐ENVIS Resource Partner did an awareness programme. The objective was to bring awareness among students as a consumer and how their activities affect the environment. Click here for Report Report

World Consumer Rights Week : 2019

CERC-ENVIS Resource partner celebrated World Consumer Rights Week (13-16 March 2019) to mark World Consumer Rights Day which falls on March 15 by joining a global campaign on "Trusted Smart Products" Click here for Report

National Consumer Week : 2018

CERC-ENVIS Resource Partner along with consumer clubs and Consumer Education and Research Centre visited different academic institutes and celebrated National Consumer Week – 2018 ( 24-28 December, 2018). The Department of Weights and Measure and Food and Drugs Control Administration of Gujarat also participated in this campaign. The objective was to acquaint and sensitise the students to the environmental problems and concerns, to inculcate in them healthy personal and social attitudes and behaviour towards the environment. Click here for Report

A Report on Green Action Week : 2018

CERC-ENVIS Centre along with CERC celebrated the Green Action Week Campaign 2018 "Sharing Community." This is an appeal to open up such a platform in community – society, educational institute, corporate organisations to develop a habit of sharing any thing that can be used by some other people in promoting sustainable consumption.Click here for Report

A Report on Green Consumer Day : 2018

CERC-ENVIS Resource Partner celebrated the Ozone Day 2018 by inviting different schools at CERC campus. Report Click here for Report

World Ozone Day : 2018

CERC-ENVIS Resource Partner celebrated the Ozone Day 2018 by inviting different schools at CERC campus. Report Click here for Report

World Cleanup Day : 15th September 2018

CERC-ENVIS Resource Partner initiated to celebrate the World Cleanup Day, not for a day, but for the long term to get the sustainable outcome. CERC-ENVIS team planned to clean up the Consumer Education and Research Centre campus. This campaign aims at reducing the amount of materials entering landfills. This will not only reduce environmental impacts, but also build upon a more sustainable future. Composting is one strategy to achieve these goals. Click here for Report

Eco-friendly Ganesha Campaign 13 : 24 September 2018

CERC-ENVIS Resource Partner campaigned for Eco- friendly Ganesha through digital media platform. We asked the followers to send us their “Green Actions” for eco-friendly Ganesh Chaturthi celebration. Report

A Report on Valedictory function of GSDP : 2018

CERC-ENVIS under the aegis of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) organised the first valedictory session of the Green Skill Development Program (GSDP) trainees on August 31, 2018. Click here Click here for Report

Inaugural Function of GSDP for two courses : 2018

CERC-ENVIS successfully launched the Green Skills Development Programme (GSDP) on 3rd July2018, at Ahmedabad Management Association (AMA), Ahmedabad. Click here for Report

A Outreach programme : July 2018

CERC‐ENVIS Resource Partner along with consumer clubs in different schools did an outreach programme in July 2018. The objective was to bring awareness among students as a consumer and how their activities affect the environment. Click here for Report

A Report on World Envoronment Day : June 5, 2018

CERC-ENVIS celebrated WED 2018 with the Youth of slums at Manav Sadhna, Juna Vadaj, Ahmedabad, India. The team made them aware of the importance of World Environment Day 2018, its theme and how to make themselves as ambassador of the campaign. Report

International Day of Yoga : June 21, 2018

CERC-ENVIS celebrated International Day of Yoga on 21st June, 2018, This is in the second consecutive year, CERC-ENVIS Resource partner organised a programme in the office and celebrated the Yoga Day, with the staff . Report

WED 2018-Beat Plastic Pollution-Report : January to May 2018

CERC-ENVIS Resource Partner has celebrated WED 2018 since January, 2018 and will culminate on 5th June, 2018.

 

“Beat Plastic Pollution”, the theme for World Environment 2018, urges governments, industry, communities, and individuals to come together and explore sustainable alternatives and urgently reduce the production and excessive use of single-use plastic polluting our oceans, damaging marine life and threatening human health. Report

World Consumer Rights Week : 2018

CERC-ENVIS Resource partner celebrated World Consumer Rights Week (13-16 March 2018) to mark World Consumer Rights Day which falls on March 15 by joining a global campaign calling for fairer digital marketplaces and #BetterDigitalWorld. Report

National Science Day : 2018

CERC-ENVIS Resource Partner along with Consumer Club celebrated the National Science Day at V R Shah School. Five Sister Schools of V R Shah participated in this Day. The theme of the programme was “Say No to Plastics”. Report

Gujarat Science Festival:2018

CERC-ENVIS Resource Partner participated in Gujarat Science Festival, which was held from26th Feb to 1st March by Gujarat Council of Science City (GCSC) and Gujarat Council on Science & Technology (GUJCOST) working under the aegis of the Department of Science and Technology, Government of Gujarat. It was a 4-days programme with the theme: Sparking Young Minds with Science for NEW INDIA at Gujarat Science City to mark the celebration of National Science Day. Report

 

World Wetlands Day : 2018

CERC-ENVIS Resource Partner celebrated World Wetlands Day. Report

Sattvik - The Traditional Food Festival : 2017

Sattvik 2017: The Traditional Food Festival was being organised by Society for Research and Initiatives for Sustainable Technologies (SRISTI) continuously for the past fifteen years. CERC-ENVIS Resource Partner participated in the festival with a Stall No. P-62. Report

A Report on National Consumer Week : 18‐22 December 2017

CERC‐ENVIS RP along with consumer clubs in different schools celebrated National Consumer Week (18‐22 December 2017). Department of weights and measure and food and drug administration also participated the Week. The objective was to bring awareness among students as a consumer and how their activities affect the environment. Report

CERC-ENVIS celebrated the Ozone week 11-16 Sept 2017. The team visited different schools in the Ahmedabad. Also participated in the Seminar.Report

 

Swacchta Hi Seva Campaign : 2017

CERC-ENVIS participated in Swachhta Hi Sewa (17 Sept - 2 Oct2017). Team campaigned for “Swachhta Hi Sewa” and encouraged students and people to Go Green! It is the time to focus on sustainability. Now "Swachhata Hi Seva is becoming a movement. Also, prepared and distributed pamphlets to locals to enhance awareness about Cleanliness, Solid Waste Segregation and Tips to make Compost. Report

A Report on Green Action Week on “Safer and more sustainable food for all” : 2017, 2 - 8 October

CERC-ENVIS Centre along with CERC celebrated the Green Action Week Campaign 2017 – “Safer and more sustainable food for All” aimed to facilitate awareness generation among the students and consumers of Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar, Gujarat about “Consumer Rights, Consumer Protection, Organic Food, Organic Farming, Benefits of Organic Food Organic Food Labels and Its Importance”. Green Action Week is a global campaign to promote sustainable consumption. We are working together for Organic Food and Farming for All. Join us!

 

Celebration of Ozone Day : 2017

CERC-ENVIS celebrated the Ozone week 11-16 Sept 2017. The team visited different schools in the Ahmedabad. Also participated in the Seminar.Report

 

“Science Express - Climate Action Special” : 2017

CERC-ENVIS Centre has participated in Science Express: Climate Action Special at Khodiyar Railway Station 5 September 2017: Report

 

Outreach programme : January - June 2017

CERC-ENVIS team is visiting to different academic institutions and addressing the students. Team also make aware the visitors and students of the different academic institutions who visit the organization. The goal of this activity is to create awareness among the students and general public about the activities of ENVIS. These students are also encouraged and motivated to practice the activities that helps to save environment.

 

Activity with students of different academic institutions

 

International Day of Yoga : 2017

CERC- ENVIS celebrated International Day of Yoga on 21st June, 2017 at office. The centre commemorate the day along with the staff of the host organisation. One of staff member Ms. Sandhya Avinash, a trained yoga teacher gave a talk on importance of yoga and its effect on health and also taught different “asanas” that can be easily done. Report

Swachha Bharat Pakhwada : 2017

CERC -ENVIS participated in Swachch Bharat Pakhawada (1-15 June 2017) and visited schools, Slums, Pols- a housing cluster which comprises many families of a particular group for bringing the awareness amongst them for keeping their home and nearby places clean. Also, prepared and distributed pamphlets to locals to enhance awareness about Cleanliness, Solid Waste Segregation and Tips to make Compost .Report

World Environment Day : 2017

As a part of ‘Green Connect’ initiative, FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO)Ahmedabad Chapter, in association with Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB), Regional office, Ahmedabad hosted a programme on “Connect with Nature” on the World Environment Day at Ahmedabad Management Association (AMA). Ms. Priyanka Joshi, Research Associate, ENVIS- CERC participated in the Event.

World Consumer Rights Week on " Building a Digital World Consumers Can Trust." : 13–17 March 2016 - 2017

CERC-ENVIS and CERC celebrated World Consumer Rights Week (13-17 March 2017) to mark World Consumer Rights Day which falls on March 15 by joining a global campaign to get " Building a Digital World Consumers Can Trust."

National Consumer Week : 19-23 December 2016

National Consumer Week (19-23 December 2016)

World Antibiotic Awareness Week : 14-20 November 2016

World Antibiotic Awareness Week (14-20 November 2016)

Outreach programme : October - December 2016

CERC-ENVIS team is visiting to different academic institutions and addressing the students. Team also make aware the visitors and students of the different academic institutions who visit the organization. The goal of this activity is to create awareness among the students and general public about the activities of ENVIS. These students are also encouraged and motivated to practice the activities that helps to save environment.

 

Activity with students of different academic institutions

 

Green Action Week on “Safer and more sustainable food for all” : 1 - 9 October 2016

CERC-ENVIS Centre along with CERC celebrated the Green Action Week Campaign 2016 – “Safer and more sustainable food for All” aimed to facilitate awareness generation among the students and consumers of Ahmedabad city of Gujarat about consumer rights, consumer protection, organic food, organic farming and benefits of organic food. Green Action Week is a global campaign to promote sustainable consumption. We are working together for Organic Food and Farming for All. Join us!

Outreach programme : July-Sept 2016

CERC-ENVIS team is visiting to different academic institutions and addressing the students. Team also make aware the visitors and students of the different academic institutions who visit the organization. The goal of this activity is to create awareness among the students and general public about the activities of ENVIS. These students are also encouraged and motivated to practice the activities that helps to save environment.

 

Activity with students of different academic institutions

 

Visit of officials of IEKA foundation, Netherland and Consumers International, London

Swachch Bharat Abhiyan : June 2016

ENVIS-CERC participated in Swachch Bharat Mission and took the initiative for bringing the awareness amongst the locals for keeping their home and nearby places clean. Report

“NATIONAL SEMINAR on Environmental and Occupational Health - National Institute of Occupational Health (ICMR), Ahmedabad” : June 5-6, 2016

National Institute of Occupational Health (NIOH) organised a National Seminar on Environmental and Occupational Health at Ahmedabad on 5 -6 June 2016. The objective of the seminar was to provide a platform for discussion, sharing and exchange of ideas and insights on issues related to environmental and occupational health. One session was dedicated to the Role of ENVIS in National Development. Dr Ashoka Ghosh of CERC-ENVIS centre presented a paper on “Role of ENVIS in eco-labelling and promotion of eco-friendly products. Mr Rikeen Makwana of CERC ENIS also participated.: Report

“Science Express - Climate Action Special” : 2016

ENVIS CERC has participated in Science Express: Climate Action Special at Gandhinagar Railway Station 5-7 May 2016 : Report

“Seminar on “Cleaner Production & Clean Technology” ”

Gujarat Cleaner Production Centre – ENVIS Centre organised a seminar on “Cleaner Production & Clean Technology” in association with the Association of Chemical Technologists (ACTI) at Hotel Four points Sheraton on 19th march 2016 from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm. Dr. Ashoka Ghosh and Mr. Rikeen Makwana participated the seminar.: Report

World Consumer Rights Week on “Antibiotics Off the Menu” : 8–15 March 2016

CERC-ENVIS and CERC celebrated World Consumer Rights Week (8-15 March 2016) to mark World Consumer Rights Day which falls on March 15 by joining a global campaign to get "Antibiotics off the Menu."

National Consumer Week : 2015 (21-24 December 2015)

National Consumer Week (21-24 December 2015) and Science Fair on 11-12th January 2016

Re-Envis - ‘Ecological Aspects of Renewable Energy Development in India’ : 2015 (4 December 2015)

A seminar was organised by ENVIS centres of Gujarat Ecological Commission, Gandhinagar and TERI, New Delhi on ‘Ecological Aspects of Renewable Energy Development in India’ at GEER Foundation, Gandhinagar on 4th December 2015. Dr. Ashoka Ghosh and Rikeen Makwana participated the seminar.

“Green Action Week on “Safer and more sustainable food for all” : 28th September - 4th October 2015

CERC-ENVIS Centre along with CERC celebrated the Green Action Week Campaign 2015 – “Safer and more sustainable food for All” aimed to facilitate awareness generation among the students and consumers of Ahmedabad city of Gujarat about consumer rights, consumer protection, organic food, organic farming and benefits of organic food.

 

Consumer Education and Research Centre organised an event on Swachch Bharat from : 25th September - 1st October 2014