ENVIS Centre on Environmental Education and Sustainable Development

Hosted by Centre for Environment Education (CEE), Ahmedabad, India

Sponsored by Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India

Environmental Economy
Centre for Policy Research (CPR)
The Centre for Policy Research (CPR) has been one of India’s leading public policy think tanks since 1973. The Centre is a non-profit, non-partisan independent institution dedicated to conducting research that contributes to the production of high quality scholarship, better policies, and a more robust public discourse about the structures and processes that shape life in India. CPR is committed to fostering an evidence-based conversation about how to ensure a clean and sustainable environment for a growing India. The Centre’s experts research topics ranging from environmental jurisprudence to the construction industry, and they engage directly with domestic and international environmental institutions.
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Centre for Budget and Governance Accountability (CBGA)
Centre for Budget and Governance Accountability (CBGA) an independent non-profit organization enhancing transparency and accountability in governance through rigorous analysis of policies and budgets, and fostering people's participation in public policy processes by demystifying them. The centre focuses on promoting: transparent and accountable governance; people's participation in the discourse and processes of governance; a pro-people and rights-based policy environment, equity and social justice.
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Madras School of Economics (Centre of Excellence in Environmental Economics, MoEF&CC)
Madras School of Economics has been designated as a Center for Excellence in Environmental Economics by the MOEF&CC from 2002. The main objectives of the Center are to do research on issues of national importance along with providing teaching and training support to students, technicians, economists, non-economists, industry and disseminate the relevant and latest information in the field of environmental economics.
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Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR)
Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR) is a think tank dedicated to extensive and in-depth research on current economic, social, and political issues. CPPR’s mission is to conduct and promote high-quality evidence based research and training; provide government bodies, private organizations, and academic institutions with practical and innovative recommendations; and influence decision-making. The Centre is dedicated to the principles of liberal thought, democracy, rule of law and economic freedom with a focus on equity, efficiency and effectiveness.
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National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER)
Established in 1956, NCAER is India’s oldest and largest independent, non-profit, economic policy research institute. Six decades in the life of a nation is a long time. It is even longer in the life of an institution. NCAER’s work falls into four thematic areas: Growth, Macro, Trade, and Economic Policy; Investment Climate, Industry, Infrastructure, Labour, and Urban; Agriculture and Rural Development, Natural Resources, and Environment; Poverty, Equity, Human Development, and Consumers. The focus of NCAER’s work in these areas is on generating and analyzing empirical evidence to support and inform policy choices.
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The Institute of Economic Growth (IEG)
The Institute of Economic Growth (IEG) is an autonomous, multidisciplinary Centre for advanced research and training. Widely recognized as a Centre of excellence, it is one of India’s leading academic institutions in the fields of economic and social development. IEG's research falls into nine broad themes: Agriculture and rural development, environment and resource economics; globalization and trade; industry, labour and welfare; macro-economic policy and modeling; population and development; health policy; and social change and social structure. In addition, the Institute organizes regular training programmes for the trainee officers of the Indian Economic Service and occasional courses for officers of the Indian Statistical Service, NABARD, and university teachers.
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Indian Society for Ecological Economics (INSEE)
The Indian Society for Ecological Economics (INSEE) was established in New Delhi (India) on September 24, 1998 . It was registered as a Society under the Societies Act in January 1999. It is a regional society affiliated to the International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE). INSEE aims to further the cause of sustainable development by providing a forum for continuous dialogue among scholars, practitioners and policy analysts working at the interface of the economy, society and the ecosystem.
INSEE works to disseminate the results of research and its policy implications to national and international bodies (governmental and non-governmental) through multiple avenues such as conferences, workshops, networking and publications.
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Sardar Patel Institute of Economic Research
Sardar Patel Institute of Economic and Social Research is a leading Social Science Research Institute in India. It is an autonomous organization registered as a Trust and Society under the relevant statutes in 1965. The Institute has evolved a diversified programme of research, training and extension activities within the framework of the following main objectives: To conduct research on economic and social problems of basic and applied nature; give due attention to the problems of the Gujarat economy and work on problems of the national economy; to foster training of young research scholars in India through training programmes; to actively engage in dissemination of knowledge in the social sciences particularly through cooperation with other educational institutions in the region.
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Centre for Economics, Environment and Society (CEES)
Centre for Economics, Environment and Society (CEES) is registered as a no profit organization working in the interface of economics, environment and society. Its mission is to address the development and environmental challenges facing governments and societies, and promoting environmentally sound and socially just development, human well being and sustainable development. CEES is guided in its mission and work by a distinguished panel of international and national experts.
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