BLUE PLANET SOCIETY, ALLAHABAD, U.P., INDIA
BOTANICAL SURVEY OF INDIA, CRC, ALLAHABAD
(Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change, Govt. of India)
• Exploration, inventorying and documentation of phytodiversity in general and protected areas, hotspots and fragile ecosystems in particular; publication of National, State and District Floras.
• Identification of threatened/red list species and species rich areas needing conservation; ex-situ conservation of critically threatened species in botanical gardens.
• Survey and documentation of traditional knowledge (ethno-botany) associated with plants.
• Develop a National database of Indian plants, including herbarium and live specimens, botanical paintings/illustrations, etc.
• Revisionary/Monographic studies on selected plant groups.
• Qualitative analysis of nutritive value of ethno-food plants and other economically useful species.
• Capacity building in plant taxonomy through refresher courses and post M.Sc. certificate course.
• Environment Impact Assessment of areas assigned by the ministry.
• Develop and maintain Botanical Gardens, Museums and Herbaria.
Preparation of Seed, Pollen and Spore Atlas of Indian Plants.
Central Regional Centre, Allahabad. Center. Established on 31st July 1962 with jurisdiction of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, encompassing two biogeographic zones viz., Upper Gangetic Plain and Central Indian zone along with Satpura and Vindhyan Plateaus. The administrative office of the Centre is located at 10 Chetham Lines, Allahabad.
The rich herbarium holds more than 100,000 plants and the library includes 10,000 books and journals meeting requirements of the scientists, academicians and research scholars. The botanical garden of the BSI, Allahabad is one of the richest treasures and conservatory of plants.
Established on 31st July 1962 with jurisdiction of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, encompassing two biogeographic zones viz., Upper Gangetic Plain and Centre Indian zone along with Satpura and Vindhyan Plateaus. The administrative office of the Centre is located at 10 Chatham lines, Allahabad.
D.D.U GOVERNMENT POST GRADUATE COLLEGE SAIDABAD-ALLAHABAD
CONFEDERATION OF INDIAN UNIVERSITIES (CIU), NEW DELHI
It is imperative that higher education offer solutions to existing problems and innovate to avoid problems in the future. Whether in the economic, political, or social realms, higher education is expected to contribute to raising the overall quality of life, worldwide. To fulfill its role effectively and maintain excellence, higher education must become far more internationalized; it must integrate an international and intercultural dimension into its teaching, research, and service functions.
Education is the largest single activity in the world, involving over 1000 million students and 50 million teachers at all levels, not counting millions of others in educational support activities. But its importance stems not merely from its size but also from its role as institutionalized knowledge – the principal repository, producer, disseminator and transmission belt of all forms of knowledge.
The most significant feature of education for mother earth protection in the 21st century is not so much what the French call li explosion scolarie, but the knowledge explosion, which has expanded the catchment areas of learning so fast that it takes only a few years now for the state-of-the-art
in any field to become obsolete. Different modes and types of communicating for advancement of knowledge are fast changing and becoming more than sophisticated. In this technological era knowledge can easily be dispensed technologically and electronically. Teachers and formal school structures are becoming less important, and the conventional age limits on the learning process are becoming blurred.
Viewing the urgent need for mutual and technical cooperation among the Universities in India, exchange of information, export and import of educational know-how and consultancy, control on duplication of efforts and wastage in higher education, vocationalisation of existing careers besides strengthening the financial health of the existing Universities for implementing educational programmes having social, cultural, technical, economic and positive contents for the optimum development of our country, the “Confederation of Indian Universities (CIU)” has been established with the co-sponsorship of selected university level institutions in India.
The Confederation of Indian Universities (CIU) has envisaged a masterplan paradigm based on the meetings held in January, February and March 2004 under the Chairmanship of Prof. K. Venkatasubramanian, the then Member of the Planning Commission, Government of India. The Confederation of Indian Universities was established at the behest of Prof. K. Venkatasubramanian for uniting all the university level institutions in India with a view to optimising their available resources and for mutual as well as technical cooperation among the universities for exchange of ideas and for mitigating the disastrous effects of the duplication of efforts and wastage in education.
INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCE AND RESEARCH (IASR), KOLKATA, WEST BENGAL
The activities of IASR will include the strategies for creating more researchers besides transfer of appropriate technologies among the globe for ensuring a balanced and a sustainable growth in all countries of the world by using clean as well as cleaning-up technologies through new and emerging techniques for climate change management, environmental and disaster education, geriatric care, waste management, green business and technologies besides strengthening of diplomatic relations among nations for protecting our Mother Earth.
The idea is also to promote entrepreneurial educational leadership among the school and the college going boys and girls by “Catching Them Young” and for designing appropriate messages for the educators to see that they produce a greater number of job givers rather than job seekers. This will be possible as IASR has the qualified inventory of experts for establishing universities, colleges, institutions, schools and other training enterprises in different countries with the latest equipment and infrastructure for conducting formal, informal, nonformal, open, distance, online, internet and webbased employment-centric programmes in all countries of the world.