We Web

1. Providing a common platform to interact with the students and teachers on environmental issues.

2. Helping a lot in spreading and disseminating environmental knowledge and concepts to large number of people.

3. Providing “Hands-on Environmental Experience” on environmental concepts to the students to carry out various measurements.

4. Motivating students to learn about scientific protocols by performing environmental learning activities, which are already introduced as theory in the greened textbooks.

Organizational Profile

Registered under the Societies Registration Act XXI, 1860, the Indian Environmental Society (IES) – a dynamic and flexible organization with a global vision and local focus- was set up in 1977 to increase the consciousness and knowledge about the environment and the major environmental problems facing the Earth today. IES has been providing leadership role in the field of environmental education and awareness. IES has been engaged in environmental development activities with a philosophy of self-help and community participation.


The projects and programmes undertaken by IES move from local and national level strategies to suggesting global solutions on critical environment related issues. IES has created widespread environmental and civic awareness by promoting community based environmental improvement efforts. The aim of the Society is to reach out to general masses with the messages and services, build-up grass-root movement, and influence need based policy formulation.


It’s Goal
To provide development framework that are ecologically sound, self sustaining and equitable in the distribution of resources and opportunities.

It’s Mission

  • To promote, encourage knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of nature;
  • To propagate eco-technology to enhance efficient resource use;
  • To undertake pilot projects for demonstration of viable developmental options;
  • To promote and provide training, research and publication on environment;
  • To promote community action for socio-economic and eco-development;
  • To disseminate information through workshops, conferences, audiovisuals etc.;
  • To remove gender disparity, child labour, promote equity and social harmony;
  • To collaborate with like-minded institutions in creating network

Programme Profile
The society has already implemented or presently implementing the programmes and projects are given below:


Environmental Education and Awareness

  • National Environmental Awareness Campaign (NEAC)
  • ENVIS (Environmental Information System) Centre
  • The GLOBE Program
  • National Green Corps (NGC)
  • School health and hygiene programme under Yamuna Action Plan – II
  • Socio-Economic and Environmental Up-gradation of CTC neighbourhood Community at NIT- Faridabad under Yamuna Action Plan – II
  • Water Quality Monitoring of River Yamuna and Awareness Building Programmes for Schools
  • Capacity Building for Hands-on Environmental Learning Programme Under
  • Environmental Education in School System
  • Environmental Orientation at School Education Scheme
  • GLOBE Initiative – Its Uses in Environmental Education and Conservation of Heritage Sites


Training, Demonstration and Community Participation

  • Community Based Solid Waste Management
  • The GLOBE Program
  • Solid Waste Management Project at Puri, Orissa: A Euro-Asia cooperation
  • Heritage Conservation and Environment at Shimla

Research and Development
  • Environmental Friendly Architecture – Harvesting the SUN for Sustainable Future
  • Development of Sustainable Strategies for Protection and Conservation of Medicinal Plants
  • Improving Environmental and Health Condition of Children Working in the Glass Industries at Firozabad

Policy and Law

  • Improving Environmental Policy and Law for Promoting Sustainable Industrial Development in India
Other Programmes
  • Road Safety Awareness Campaign
  • Seminars/ workshops/ conferences on various social and environmental issues
  • Women Empowerment and Relief Measures
  • Library and Resource Centre
  • Coordination on MoEF’s Project
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