National Evaluation Workshop
on ENVIS Centre 2010
at Gangtok, Sikkim
The National Evaluation Workshop on Environmental Information System (ENVIS) Centres was held on 5th & 6thApril, 2010. The event was organised by the Sikkim State Council of Science & Technology with support from the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India, at Mayfair Spa & Resorts, Ranipool. More than hundred (100) participants from 72 different ENVIS Centres of the country participated in the workshop.
In the technical session of the workshop, many experts stressed the need to focus on issues like proper use of ENVIS resources, addition of informations on arsenic poisoning, human-animal conflict in Sunderbans etc.
The experts recommended, all ENVIS Centres to give more emphasis on their main objective of information dissemination focusing on dynamic websites using modern web technologies like CMS (ContentManagement System) and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) in order to make user friendly.
At the workshop, ENVIS Centre Manipur presented the activities taken up by this Centre during 2008-2009 and 2009-2010.