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Important environmental institutions

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  2. Ministry of Environment & Forests: nodal agency in the administrative structure of the Central Government, for the planning, promotion, co-ordination and overseeing the implementation of Environmental and Forestry programmes. also the Nodal agency in the country for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). It deals with Conservation & survey of flora, fauna, forests and Wildlife, Prevention & control of pollution,Afforestation & regeneration of degraded areas, Protection of environment in the framework of legislations, Welfare of animals.

  3. Central Pollution Control Board: is a statutory organisation under the Ministry of Environment, Forest and It was established in 1974 under the Water (Prevention and Control of It also co-ordinate the activities of the State Pollution Control Boards and It serves as a field formation and also provides technical services to the Ministry Climate Change (MoEF&CC). pollution) Act, 1974. resolve disputes among them. of Environment and Forests under the provisions of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986.

  4. Indian Board for Wildlife (BWL) : National Board for Wild Life is a "Statutory Organization" constituted under the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972. Primary function of the Board is to promote the conservation and development of wildlife and forests. It has power to review all wildlife-related matters and approve projects in and around national parks and sanctuaries. No alternation of boundaries in national parks and wildlife sanctuaries can be done without approval of the NBWL. Wildlife institute of india (WII) is an autonomous institution under the Union Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change. . It is based in Chandrabani, Dehradun.

  5. Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) has been created by the Ministry of Environment and Forests. It creates Compensatory Afforestation Fund (CAF) by the Ministry of Environment and Forests. The CAMPA Bill has established a Permanent National Compensatory Afforestation Fund under the Public Account of India. It also allows states to establish State Compensatory Afforestation Funds. The National Fund will be under the central government, and managed by a National Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA). The central government will appoint a State CAMPA in each state. The State CAMPA will be responsible for the management of the State Fund.

  6. Genetic Engineering Approval Committee Ministry: Ministry of Environment and Forests. It is the apex body to accord environmental approval of activities involving large scale use of hazardous microorganisms and recombinants in research and industrial production. It is also mandated with approving the release of genetically engineered organisms and products into the environment, including experimental field trials. Centre for Genetic Manipulation of Crop Plants (CGMCP) It is a R&D setup of Delhi University. It takes important researches on bio technology. This centre developed many indigenous genetically modified seeds. .

  7. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC): an intergovernmental body under the UN it was established by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). It produces report based on scientific developments across the world. The IPCC does not carry out its own original research, nor does it do the work of monitoring climate or related phenomena itself. IPCC assessments provide a scientific basis for governments at all levels to develop climaterelated policies and IPCC functions under UNFCC. It was awarded the Nobel peace prize in 2007