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National Environment Awareness Campaign

NATIONAL ENVIRONMENT AWARENESS CAMPAIGN:

The National Environment Awareness Campaign (NEAC) launched by the Ministry of Environment & Forest (MoEF), Government of India in 1986, with the objective of creating environment awareness. Several non-governmental organizations, educational and training institutions, professional associations, scientific bodies, community organizations, and also a whole range of other agencies participate in the campaign.

Individuals and unregistered Societies/ Trusts are not eligible for receiving financial assistance for this campaign. Financial assistance is provided under NEAC by the Ministry of Environment & Forest (MoEF) to supplement their efforts and hence the quantum of financial assistance usually ranges between Rs.5,000/- to Rs.20,000/- to carry out various environmental awareness activities comprising of awareness and action component.

NPCB was appointed as the Regional Resource Agency (RRA) for Nagaland State by the Ministry of Environment & Forests, Govt. of India in 2006. Under this programme, selected non-governmental organizations NGO’s, educational and training institutions, professional associations, scientific bodies, community organizations are given financial assistance by the MoEF to carry out various environment awareness activities comprising of awareness and action component.

 

Year Themes
2006-07 Solid waste Management
2007-08 Biodiversity Conservation
2008-09 Climate Change
2009-10 Climate Change
2010-11 Biodiversity Conservation
2011-12 Forests for Sustainable Livelihood
2012-13 Biodiversity Conservation
2013-14 Biodiversity Conservation
2014-15 Combating Desertification, Land Degradation and Drought