Ahmedabad is the headquarters for Centre for Environment Education or CEE as it is popularly known as, is a national institution engaged in developing programmes and material to increase awareness about the environment and sustainable development. With the support of the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF), Government of India, CEE was established in 1984
As the name suggests, CEE’s basic objective is to improve public awareness and understanding of the environment with a view to promote the conservation of nature and sustainable use of the natural resources, leading to a better environment and a better quality of life.
CEE has inherited the rich multi-disciplinary resource base and varied experience of Nehru Foundation for Development, it’s parent organization, which has been promoting educational efforts since 1966 in the areas of science, nature study, health, development, and environment.
CEE is also very active in organizing different activities to educate not only children but adults as well. To test the validity and effectiveness of its programmes and material, CEE undertakes demonstration projects in education, communication and development that endorse attitudes, strategies and technologies, which are environmentally sustainable.
Their area of work includes educating children, youth and college students, communicating through media, experiencing nature, knowledge management for sustainable development, community initiatives, waste management, recycling etc.
If you want to support CEE, you can visit them at their premises at Thaltej Tekra and lookout for their activities especially on Earth Day and World Environment Day.
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