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Andaman and Nicobar Islands

SANE – Society For Andaman & Nicobar Ecology
Contact Samir Acharya/B. Dutta Roy
Address P.O. Box 63,
Port Blair – 744 101.
Andaman & Nicobar Islands
Telephone 03192-220929 / 234624
Fax 03192-221909 / 221281
E-mail sane[at]andamanisles.com

OR

1. Society for Andaman and Nicobar Ecology
(Andaman and Nicobar)
C/o Tarang Traders, Port Blair, A&N Islands
Tel: 03192-232929; 234624
Email: sane[at]andamanisles.com, samiracharya.sane[at]gmail.com
SANE’s activities revolve around soil conservation, environmental awareness, tribal development and social forestry. The organisation believes that environmental awareness acts as a ‘watchdog’ of environmental integrity and is working towards setting up a natural history museum at Port Blair in addition to conducting various conservation projects, workshops and seminars to impart information on the island’s environment to its inhabitants.

http://www.andaman.org/BOOK/Sane/sanetext.htm

ANET – Andaman and Nicobar Environmental Team
Contact Mr. Harry V. Andrews
Address Centre for Island Ecology
P.O. Post Bag-1, Junglighat
Port Blair – 744 103.
Telephone 03192-32838
ANET is a non-profit, rural oriented organisation aimed to through scientific research, studies and surveys, popularise tree plantation and watershed appreciation among public. To introduce the concept of biodiversity at grassroot level through watershed protection; to establish a database to formulate island conservation and development strategy; to establish gene pools of rare and endangered flora and fauna among the various related activities in order to promote conservation in the islands.

DWEEP DARSHAN MULTI-PURPOSE COOPERATIVE SOCIETY
Contact Dr. Prasad J. Korivi
Address P.O. Box 234, No. 2,
Dr. Mehaks Bldg., Babulane
Port Blair.
Telephone 03192-38619
The objective of this non-profit organisation is to increase environmental awareness. It has conducted an anti-plastic campaign, researched and studied the Jarawasas well as promoted 45 self-help groups with a monthly saving
of 50,000/-

World Wildlife Fund for Nature – India
Contact Debesh Banerjee – Hon. Secretary
Address C/o RDS Project Limited,
Moulana Azad Road,
Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Telephone 03192-244117/ 245694
Fax 03192-233551
E-mail rdspb[at]hotmail.com
Wetlands International is a leading global non-profit organisation dedicated solely to the crucial work of wetland conservation and sustainable management. Well-established networks of experts and close partnerships with key organisations provide Wetlands International with the essential tools for catalysing conservation activities worldwide. The organisation has been founded on sound science and has been carried out in over 120 countries.

Andhra Pradesh

ASM – Arthik Samata Mandal

Contact Address:

Sri. Veeraiah

Hony. Secretary

Arthik Samata Mandal

Atheist Center,

Near Benz Circle,

Patamata,

Vijayawada,

Andhra Pradesh,

India.

PIN – 520 010

Ph – 91-866-2493831

Fax – 91-866-2493830

email : arthiksamata[at]yahoo.com

Program Offices :

Arthik Samata Mandal

Jangoam Road,

Suryapet,

Nalgonda District,

Andhra Pradesh,

India.

PIN – 508213

Ph – 91-8684-253878

Arthik Samata Mandal

Srikakulam,

Ghantasala Mandal,

Krishna District,

Andhra Pradesh,

India.

PIN – 521132

Ph – 91-8671-255240,

91-8671-255241

www.arthiksamata.org

ASM’s work focuses on social forestry, wasteland development and environmental education, all of which center around the Nalgonda Krishna, Guntur and West Godavari districts. ASM also takes up women’s welfare and child development, community organisation and livestock development in these areas.

Andhra Pradesh Natural History Society
Contact K.S.R. Krishna Raju
Address 11-2-6, Dasapalla Hils,
Vishakapatnam – 530 003.
Andhra Pradesh.
Telephone 0891-563682

Established as the Gilbert White Nature Club in 1968, the society works as a Citizen’s Action Group while focusing on scientific research, studies and surveys.

Birdwatcher’s Society of Andhra Pradesh
#2, B, Atlas Apartments
Road No. 10, Trimulgherry
Banjara Hills
Hyderabad – 500034
Landmark: Near Hotel Rock Castle

Email: aasheesh[at]vsnl.in

The Society’s activities began in 1980 with the aim of infusing awareness and interest in the study of birds in Andra Pradesh. It regularly organises talks, lectures and film shows and conducts bird census surveys in the region. The Society regularly publishes Mayura, a biannual English journal, Pitta, a monthly English journal and has published a book Common Birds of Hyderabad.

The Blue Cross of Hyderabad
403/9, Road No. 35,
Hyderabad – 500033
Andhra Pradesh
Ph: +91 (40) 32989858 / 23544355 / 23545523

Blue Cross Animal Rescue 23544355, 23545523
People for Animals, Hyderabad 27547540, 27547542

http://www.bluecrosshyd.in

Blue cross aims to provide immediate care and attention to sick, injured and abandoned animals. It focuses on animal rescue and prevention of cruelty to animals. The society is also involved in adoption and rehabilitation of rescued animals. For this, it conducts environment and animal awareness programs.

CRE – Centre for Resource Education
Plot No. 464
E.C. Nagar
Post – HCL
Hyderabad – 500051
A.P., India.
Call us at:0091 – 40- 55228864/55998864
e-mail us at: info[at]creind.org

http://creind.org/
Their main task is to develop solutions for environment in urban India, especially those raised by industrial pollution; gender issues relating to the environment and development. Their focus is on achieving gender and equity in reference to environment and development and effective ‘industrial mechanism’ essential for sustainable development.

Nalgonda Diocese Social Service Society
Contact Fr. K. Raja Reddy, Director
Address Duppalapally Road, Nalgonda – 508 001.
Andhra Pradesh.
Telephone 08682-232648/232648

Rural Development Trust
Contact Fr. Vincent Ferrer, Programme Director
Address Bangalore Highway, (Dist.),
Anantapur – 515,
Andhra Pradesh.
Telephone 08554-231503/231627
Fax 08554-232327/232147
Rural Development Trust works in the revenue mandals of 300 villages of chronic drought prone Anantapur district. Their objective is to achieve soil conservation, work towards intelligent water management and rural development. This they achieve by construction of check dams, percolation tanks, promoting biogas, farm forestry, and the promotion of agronomical practices.

YFA – Youth For Action
Contact Mr. E. Venkata Ramanaya, Executive Director
Address 1-8-702/26/1, Padma Colony,
Behind Shankarmutt, Nallakunta,
Hyderabad – 500 044.
Andhra Pradesh.
Telephone 040-2763 2472
Fax 040-2763 2372

AGS – Academy of Gandhian Studies
Contact Mr. K. Sheshai, Manager
Address 2-2-1133/5/6, New Nallakunta,
Hyderabad – 500 044.
Andhra Pradesh.
Telephone 040-2465 1332
Fax 040-2465 1332
AGS hopes to promote Gandhian thought and philosophy by way of environmental education.

Mass Education Movement
Contact Mr. K.V. Murthy, Programme Coordinator
Address 14-122/ 2, Palace Road,
Kuppam, Srikakulam – 508 942.
Andhra Pradesh.

Wildlife Conservation Society (Hyderabad)
Contact Secretary
Address 6-1-471, C-30, Behind Library,
Khairatbad – 500 004,
Andhra Pradesh.
WCS works towards the protection of Kondapalli nature reserve; studying the reasons for the lack of birds in the Kolleru lake and conducting surveys on the ecological imbalances in the Eastern Ghats.

World Wildlife Fund for Nature-India
Contact Director
Address 10-5-23/4/1, Ground Floor,
1st Lancer Road, Masab Tank,
Near Police Officers Mess,
Hyderabad – 500 028.
Telephone 040 23393653
Email ftampal[at]wwfindia.net
WCS works towards the protection of Kondapalli nature reserve; studying the reasons for the lack of birds in the Kolleru lake and conducting surveys on the ecological imbalances in the Eastern Ghats.

Assam

Aaranyak
50, Samanwoy Path, Survey, Beltola
Guwahati-781028, Assam, India
Tel: +91-361-2228418, Telefax: 2228418

Aaranyak is a Biodiversity Conservation and Research organization of Northeast India
www.aaranyak.org

Assam

Aaranyak Nature Club
Contact Firoz Ahmed, Secretary
Address ‘Snail Mail
“EVER GREEN”
50, Samanwoy Path
Survey, P.O. Beltola
Guwahati 781028
Assam, INDIA

E-mail
info[at]aaranyak.org

Telephone and Fax : +91-361-2228418 (Office)

Telephone 0361-2318687/2228418/2266087
Fax 0361-2220418
E-mail firozahmed[at]onlysmart.com, aaranyak[at]vsnl.net
Website www.aaranyak.org
Their main objective is biodiversity conservation, wildlife protection and social forestry, which they realize with research and environment education. They encourage the attitudanal change of the general populace towards the need of bio-resource conservation for future generations in northeast India.

M Firoz Ahmed, PhD
Conservation Biologist

It is done…
“Amphibians and Reptiles of Northeast India- A Photographic Guide”
more on http://www.aaranyak.org/book_herp.htm.

AARANYAK
50, Samanwoy Path, Survey, Beltola
Guwahati-781028, Assam, India
Tel: +91-361-2228418 (O), 9435017652 (cell), Telefax: 2228418

My page: http://www.aaranyak.org/people/firozahmed.htm
Aaranyak is a Biodiversity Conservation and Research organization of Northeast India
www.aaranyak.org

Green Manas
Contact Dhaneswar Swargiary
Address Barengabari (Batabari),
P.O. Barengabari,
District – Barpeta.
Assam – 781 315.

Nature’s Foster
Contact Gautam Ghosh, President
Address Mitali Cycle Store,
North Bongaigaon,
Post and District Bongaigaon – 783 380
Telephone 03664-241029(O)/241431(R)
Email naturesfoster[at]usa.net; fosternf2[at]satyam.net.in
Surveying wildlife, creating environmental awareness and campaigning are methods employed by Nature’s Foster to realise wildlife protection and management.

Green Heart Nature Club
Contact Bablu Dey/Aridam Brahma
Address Ward No. 6 Kokrajhar,
Assam.
Telephone 03661-270970
Fax 70694

Nature’s Beckon
Contact Soumyadeep Dutta
Address “Datta Bari” Ward No. 1,
Dhubri – 783 301, Assam.
Telephone 03662-221067
Fax 03662-220076

Nature’s Foster
Contact Gautam Ghosh, President
Address Mitali Cycle Store,
North Bongaigaon,
Post and District Bongaigaon – 783 380
Assam

Early Birds
Contact Moloy Baruah
Address 26, ‘Surujmukhi’,
PO Silpukhuri,
Guwahati – 781 003.
Telephone 0361-2546353(R)
Fax 0361-2550158

CEE-Northeast
Contact Dr. Abdhesh Kumar Gangwar
Address Chenikuthi,
K.K. Bhatta Road,
Guwahathi – 781 003
Telephone 0361-2667382
E-mail ceeghy[at]ceeindia.org, ceenortheast[at]ceeindia.org
Website www.ceeindia.org
CEE’s objective is to increase public awareness and understanding of environmental issues with the objective of promoting conservation and the sustainable use of natural resources. Their programmes revolve around biodiversity conservation, eco-development, environmental eduction, wildlife protection and management and environmental policy and legislation.

Dibru-Saikhowa Wildlife Conservation Society
Contact Joynal Abdedin
Address Guijan, P.O. Rungagora,
District Tinsukia,
Assam – 786 147.
Telephone 0374-237666
Fax 0374-2340229

CASA – Church’s Auxiliary for Social Action
Contact A.K. Goldsmith
Address CASA Office, Satibari, Guwahati,
Kamrup – 781 008.
Assam.
Telephone 0361-2522152
CASA’s main objective is to spread environmental awareness.

Centre for Youth & Rural Development
Contact Mr. Domnic Basumatary, Secretary
Address P.O. Bengtol,
Via. Bongaigaon,
Kokrajhar – 783 381, Assam.
Telephone 03668-264943
The organisation’s main objective is to spread environmental awareness and increase rural development.

Dolphin Conservation Society
Contact Chandan Saurav Baruah, Coordinator
Address Blue Hill, Jyoti Nagar,
Guwahati – 781 021
Telephone 361-2553564
E-mail dcs_org[at]rediffmail.com
Dolphin Conservation Society was set up with the objective of conserving river dolphins in the Brahmaputra and other rivers in the Northeast. Their activities also encompass conservation of the tiger, rhino and elephant and grasslands of this region.

World Wildlife Fund for Nature-India
Contact A.K.Goswami, Chairperson
Address 202, Meghmallar House,
F.C. Road, Uzan Bazar,
Guwahati – 781 001
Assam
Telephone 0361-2634654
E-mail wwfinferno1[at]sancharnet.in

Bihar

Tarumitra
Contact Fr. Robert Athickal
Address Tarumitra Ashram,
XTTI Digha Ghat,
Patna – 800 011, Bihar.
Telephone 0612-2266947
Fax 0612-2227903

Professional Assistance for Development Action (Lohardaga)
Contact Manas
Address Pradan Campus, Raghutoli,
Lohardaga – 835 302, Bihar.
Telephone 06526-224358

ADITHI
Contact Ms. Viji Srinivasan
Address 2/30, State Bank Colony – II,
Bailey Road,
Patna – 800 014, Bihar.
Telephone/Fax 0612-2283018

World Wildlife Fund for Nature – India
Contact Hon. Secretary
Address WWF-India Bihar and Jharkhand State Office,
M-38, Shyamali,
Dist. Ranchi – 834 002
Telephone 0651-2506741
Fax 0651-2500424

Delhi

Wetlands International – South Asia
Contact Taej Mundkur
Address A-127, 2nd Floor,
Defence Colony
New Delhi – 110 024.
Telephone 011-2433 8906/2433 1894
Fax 011-2462 9906
E-mail wisa[at]vsnl.com
Wetlands International is a leading global non-profit organisation dedicated solely to the crucial work of wetland conservation and sustainable management. Well-established networks of experts and close partnerships with key organisations provide Wetlands International with the essential tools for catalysing conservation activities worldwide. The organisation has been founded on sound science and has been carried out in over 120 countries.

Indian Institute Of Public Administration
Contact Shekhar Singh
Address I.P. Estate, Ring Road,
New Delhi – 110 002.
Telephone 011-23317309
Fax 011-23319954
E-mail iipaitc[at]vsnl.net.in

BGVS – Bharat Gyan Vigyan Samiti
Contact Mr. K. K. Krishna Kumar
Address Wing – 6, West Block – 2,
R.K. Puram, New Delhi – 110 066.
Telephone 011-26107911/26107318
Fax 011-26107911

Corbett Foundation
Address A-3, Gitanjali Enclave,
New Delhi – 110 017.
Telephone 011-2686 1189/94
Fax 011-2686 1219

CEL – Centre for Environmental Law
Telephone 011-2697721/24616532/24627582
Fax 011-24626837

Environmental Justice Initiative
Contact Sunita Dubey
Address 65, IInd Floor, Masjid Road,
Jungpura, New Delhi – 110 014.
Telephone 011-24319856/24316922
Fax 011-24324502
E-mail eji[at]vsnl.net

LAW-E
Address 409, New Lawyers Chambers,
Supreme Court of India,
Bhagwan Das Road,
New Delhi – 110 001.

INTACH – Indian National Trust for Art & Cultural Heritage
Contact Ashish Banerjee, Member Secretary
Address 71, Lodhi Estate,
New Delhi – 110 001.
Telephone 011-2463 2267/2464 5482/ 2464 1304
Fax 011-2461 120
E-mail intach[at]del3.net.in
Website www.intach.org
INTACH’s objective is the restoration of monuments and environmental awareness. Their activities involve the monument restoration and historical heritage sites; water harvesting; the study and publications on ecology.

Jagran-Awakening
Contact Mr. Aloke Roy, Director
Address E-7/10-B, Vasant Vihar,
Delhi – 110 057.
Telephone 011-26149497/26141349
Fax 011-26149023

Kalpavriksh
Contact Kanchi Kohli
Address Kalpavriksh, 134, Tower 10
Supreme Enclave,
Delhi – 110 091.
Telephone 011- 2275 3714
E-mail kvdelhi[at]vsnl.net, kanchi[at]hathway.com
Website www.kalpavriksh.org
To inculcate understanding on environmental issues, especially among youth; to conduct research among environmental problems and to campaign on these issues to achieve a holistic perspective are the basic objectives of Kalpavriksh. Their activities include: environmental training, awareness programmes; pollution control and management.

LOKAYAN
Contact Smitu Kothari
Address 13, Alipur Road,
New Delhi – 110 054.
Telephone 011-2395 1378/2222 8598/2252 3930/2291 9377

Srishti
Contact Ravi Agarwal
Address H-2, Jungpura Extension,
New Delhi – 110 014.
Telephone 011-24320711/24328006
Fax 011-2432 1747
E-mail srishtidel[at]vsnl.net

Toxics Link
Contact Madhumita Dutta
Address H-2, Jungpura Extension,
New Delhi – 110 014.
Telephone 011-24320711/24328006
Fax 011-2432 1747
E-mail tldelhi[at]del2.vsnl.net.in

WWF – India
Address 172-B Lodhi Estate,
New Delhi – 110 003.
Telephone 011-24616532/24627586/24693744
Fax 011-2462 6837
E-mail wwfindia[at]crosswinds.net

Wildlife Trust of India
Contact Vivek Menon / Ashok Kumar / Aniruddha Mookerjee
Address A-220, New Friends Colony,
New Delhi – 110 065.
Telephone 011-2632 6025/2632 6026
Fax 011-2632 6027
E-mail info[at]wti.org.in
Website www.wildlifetrustofindia.org
Wildlife Trust of India was setup with the objective of preventing destruction of India’s wildlife to provide emergency assistance to protect endangered Indian wildlife species, with particular priority to the tiger, elephant and the rhino. To catalyse action by the Indian government and by people in general for conservation of wildlife and its habitat. WTI provides financial aid, expertise and technical support to individuals in the field. WTI encourages proactive action for the conservation of wildlife and disseminates public awareness material.

Wildlife Protection Society of India
Contact Belinda Wright
Address S-25, Panchsheel Park,
New Delhi – 110 017
Telephone 011-5163 5920/21
Fax 011-51635924
Website www.wpsi-india.org
E-mail wpsi[at]vsnl.com

The Ranthambhore Foundation
Address C/o 19, Kautilya Marg,
New Delhi – 110 021.
Telephone 07462-22680

Centre for Environment Education
Contact Director
Address B-73, 2nd Floor,
Saomi Nagar (N),
New Delhi 110 017
Telephone 011-26497041-51
E-mail ceedelhi[at]ceeindia.org

Centre for Law and Environment
Contact Director
Address 15 B, Gangaram Hospital Road,
New Delhi – 110060
Telephone 011-5717162
E-mail sarbani[at]vsnl.com

Centre for Media Studies
Contact Dr. N. Bhaskara
Address Research House,
B-34, Community Centre,
Saket, New Delhi – 110 017
Telephone 011-26851660/6429
E-mail cmsenvis[at]cmsindia.org
Website www.cmsindia.org

Centre for Science and Environment
Contact Director
Address 41, Tughlakabad Institutional Area,
New Delhi – 110 062
Telephone 011-29955124/29956110/29956394
E-mail sales[at]cseindia.org
Website www.cseindia.org

Enviromedia
Contact Secretary
Address 139, Venus Apartments,
Sunder Vihar,
New Delhi – 110 087
Telephone 011-25589909
Fax 011-25585377

Friendicoes – Society for Eradication of Cruelty to Animals
Contact Geeta Sehshamani, Vice President
Address 271&273, Defence Colony Flyover,
Market On Jangpura Side,
New Delhi – 110 014

Gene Campaign
Contact Dr. Suman Sahai, President
Address J-235, Lane W-15/C,
Sainik Farms, Khanpur,
New Delhi – 110 062
Telephone 011-26517248
E-mail genecamp[at]vsnl.com
Website www.genecampaign.org

Indian Institute and Ecology and Environment
Contact Director
Address A-15, Paryavaran Complex,
New Delhi – 110 030
Telephone 011-26865084
Fax 011-26967514
E-mail ecology[at]nda.vsnl.net.in

LEAD India
Contact President
Address B-10, 1st Floor,
Greater Kailash Enclave-II,
New Delhi – 110 048
Telephone 011-29215479/29225474
Fax 011-29225791
E-mail office[at]leadindia.org

Save Delhi Campaign Network
Contact H.Bhaumik, President
Address F-1087, Chittaranjan Park,
New Delhi – 110 019
Telephone 011-2655602/25523026

Navdanya
Contact Vandana Shiva
Address A-60, Hauz Khas,
New Delhi-110016
Telephone 011-26535422/26968077
Fax 011-26856795/26562093
E-mail vshiva[at]vsnl.com

Goa

Centre for Environment Education
Contact Director
Address C/o State Institute of Education
Alto Porvorim, Bardez,
Goa – 403 521.
Telephone 0832-2416164
E-mail ceegoa[at]ceeindia.org
Telephone www.ceeindia.org

GRID – Goa Research Institute for Development
Contact Reggie Gomes, Director
Address 9, Despamont Building Santa Inez,
Panjim – 403 001, Goa.
GRID was set up with the objective of increasing public awareness on issues such as fisheries, toddy-tapping, tourism, transport and the environment through documentation, research, training and seminars.

The Goa Foundation
Contact Dr. Claude Alvares, Executive Secretary
Address G-8, St. Britto’s Apartments,
Feira Alta, Mapusa – 403 507, Goa.
E-mail oib[at]goatelecom.com
The Goa Foundation has been active in the filing of PILs since 1986. The organisation has been engaged in, with the support of the Govt. of Goa, solid waste management projects and has been the nodal agency for National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan under the MOEF.

WWF-India
Contact The Director
Address Goa Science Centre Complex
“ Miramar”, Panaji,
Goa – 403 001.
Telephone 0832-2465480
Fax 0832-2226020
E-mail wwfgso[at]sancharnet.in

Gujarat

Gir Nature Youth Club – Gujrat State
Contact Amit Jethava, President
Address Khamba, District: Amreli,
Gujrat – 365 650.
Telephone 02797-260121, 260182
Tele-fax 02797-260121
E-mail amit_jethava[at]yahoo.co.in, amitjethava[at]hotmail.com

Adivasi Seva Samiti Narsinha Dham
Contact R. B. Nagjee, Managing Trustee
At PO Shamlajee, Sarvodaya Asharam
Address Taluka: Biloda, Sabarkantha,
Gujarat – 383 355.
Telephone 02771-284524

CEE – Centre for Environment Education
Contact Kartikeya Sarabhai
Address Nehru Foundation for Development,
Thaltej, Tekra,
Ahmedabad – 380 054.
Telephone 079-2685 8002-09
Fax 079-2685 8010
E-mail ceeindia[at]vsnl.com
Website www.ceeindia.org
CEE’s activities are fourmulated, keeping in mind the need the improve public awareness and understanding of environmental issues with a view to promote biodiversity conservation, eco-development, environmental training, management and environmental policy.

Care4nature
Contact Mr. Parth/Shrenal
Address 207, Ashwamegh House,
Navarangpura, Amdavad, Gujarat.
Telephone 079-2644 3751
E-mail spiti[at]india.com

GNCS – Gujarat Nature Conservation Society
Contact Dr. Mahendra Naik, Honorary Secretary
Address 5, Impala House, Vishwas Colony, Alkapuri,
Vadodara, Gujarat – 390 007.
Telephone 0265-2322 438

GVT – Gram Vikas Trust
Contact Prof. D. S. Ker, Chairman
Address C/o Shri Virambha Ashabha Manek,
Sarvajanik Kumar Chhatralaya,
Opp. S T Depot, Dwarka, Taluka Okhamandal,
Jamnagar, Gujarat – 361 335.
Tel 02892-234309/ 234791
E-mail gvtdwarka[at]yahoo.com
Gram Vikas Trust is a rural-based organisation, which conducts research activities, covering areas such as water management, soil conservation, agriculture and rural development.

Gujarat Ecological Education and Research Foundation (GEER Foundation)
Contact H.S.Singh, Director
Address Indora Park, P.O. 09,
Gandhinagar, Gujarat – 382 009.
Telephone 02712-2234275
GEER was founded in 1983 with the aim and objective of promoting awareness with the help of education related activities and the protection of the environment, which it achieves with the aid of research and the establishment and maintainance of parks. Shrushti, their bimonthly manazine would provide a greater insight of their activities and the state of the environment.

Kutch Ecological Research Centre,
(Division of The Corbett Foundation)
Address Khatau Makanji Bungalow,
P.O. Tera, Taluka Abdasa,
Kutch – 370 660, Gujarat.
Telephone 02831-289305

Paryavaran Suraksha Samiti
Contact Anand/Michael Mazgaonkar
Address At Katnidra, Post Pipadhara,
Dist. Bharuch – 393 115,
Gujarat.
Telephone 02640 20629
Pollution monitoring, its effects and dissemation of this knowledge to affected communities is the focus of this organisation. Paryavaran Suraksha Samiti studies the effects of industrial and other forms of pollution and its after effcts and presents this data to the masses, government and industries with the aim of reducing pollution. The organisation supports organic agriculture and tribal development.

PPPKKM – Pashu Pakshi Prani Kalyan Mandal
Contact R. G. Aparnathi, Managing Trustee
Address Shivshakti Krupa, Opp. High School, Bikha Road,
Khadia, Junagadh, Gujarat – 362 263.
Telephone 0285-281334

VIKSAT – Vikram Sarabhai Centre for Development Interaction
Contact G.Raju, Director
Address Thaltey Tekra, Ahmedabad,
Gujarat – 380 054.
Telephone 079-2685 6220/3849
Fax 2685 2360
E-mail mail[at]viksat.org

Gujarat Nature Conservation Society
Contact Vice President
Address Nature Park,
Village Sindhrot,
Varodara – 391 330
Telephone 0265-88019

Kutch Environmental and Ecological Cell – Bhuj
Contact Secretary
Address Akshayraj Apartment,
Bankers Colony,
Bhuj-Kutchh
Telephone 2832-2254603
Fax 2832-252516

Narmada Bachao Andolan
Contact Medha Patkar
Address B-13, Ellora Flats,
Ellora Park,
Baroda – 390 007
Telephone 0265-282232
Fax 265-282232
E-mail baroda[at]narmada.org

Wildlife Conservation Society
Contact Navneet Bhatt
Address ‘Bhavvilas’ near Gaurishanker Lake,
P.O. Bhavnagar,
Distt. Bhavnagar,
Gujarat – 364 003
Telephone 0265-445125

WWF-India
Contact State Director
Address Indumathi Mahal,
Opp. Laxmi Vilas,
Palace J.N. Marg,
Varodara – 390 001
Telefax 0265-22436613
E-mail wwfgso[at]icenet.net

YUVA
Contact V.J. Rahuvanshi
Address 8, Bhagyalaxmi Society,
Nava Vadaj,
Ahmedabad – 380 013
Telefax 079-450615

Haryana

SCRIA – Social Centre for Rural Initiative and Advancement
Contact Mr. Sunder Lal, Director
Address Khori, Rewari,
Haryana – 123 101.
Telephone 01274-86625
Fax 01274-2503

Himachal Pradesh

Ecology Conservation Organisation (Eco-Nature Club)
Contact The Secretary
Address Government College for Women
Shimla – 171 001, Himachal Pradesh.
Telephone 0177-2015

HELPS – Himachal Environment and Landscape Protection Society
Contact The Secretary
Address Village and P.O. Dari Dharmashala
Dist. Kangra – 176 057.

Himalayan Nature and Environment Preservation Society
Contact Dr. Virender Sharma
Address Om Bhawan,
Chaura Maidan,
Shimla – 171 004.
Telephone 255771
Fax 177-220998
E-mail council[at]nde.net.in

Social Action for Rural Development of Hilly Areas (SARDHA)
Contact The President
Address 46/10, Chobata Bazar,
Mandi – 175 001.
Telephone 1905-25164
Fax 1905-22831

The Shiwalik Sewa Mandal
Contact The Secretary
Address Village and P.O. Mubarakpur,
Dist. Una – 177 202.

Jammu and Kashmir

MEWS-India – Mountain Ecoconservation and Wildlife Society of India
Contact Dr. B. D. Sharma
Address Post Box 78,
Jammu – 180 001.
Telephone 0191-542277/542761
Fax 0191-2544895
Over 24 years of its existance, MEWS has, through seminars, symposia, photoexhibitions, raised public awareness in the region. Their research has covered various aspects of eco-conservation, while keeping their focus on high altitude wildlife.

Green Kashmir Environmental Trust
Address P.O. Box 987, GPO Srinagar,
Srinagar, Kashmir – 190 011.

HOPE – Human Objective to Protect the Environment
Contact Zahoor A. Wani (Chairman)
Address Behind SICOP Building,
Boulevard, Srinagar,
Kashmir – 190 001.
Telephone 0194-2459577
Fax 0191-2544895
E-mail zahoorwani[at]hotmail.com

Indian Society for Himalayan Studies
Contact Prof. S. Dasgupta
Address 15/1, Polo View,
Srinagar,
Kashmir – 190 001
Telephone 0194-2483482
E-mail ggpkash[at]sancharnet.in

WWF-India
Contact Director
Address WWF-India Jammu & Kashmir State Office,
Centre for Environment Education and Training,
New University Campus,
Jammu – 180 006
Telephone 0191-2439893

Jharkhand

INTACH – Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage Human Ecology Cell
Contact The Secreatry
Address The Grove,
P.O. Hazaribagh – 825 301,
Jharkhand.
Telephone 06546-223278
Fax 06546-24228
E-mail bulu[at]koel.indiax.com
INTACH’s sphere of involvement is environmental documentation – mainly ethno-botanical, environmental litigation, campaigning an dhuman rights. They are actively invloved in environmental awareness activities against destructiev projects and supporting afforestation.

Jharkhandis’ Organisation Against Radiation (JOAR)
Contact Xavier Dias
Address # 27 Annexe – Circuit House Area (East),
Jamshedpur – 831 001,
Jharkhand.
Telephone 0657-2220266

Karnataka

Mysore Amateur Naturalists ( R.)
Contact Kishen Das
Address #227,3rd Main, A-1 Block,
Vijay Nagar, III Stage, Mysore – 570 017.
E-mail pelicanmanu_k[at]rediffmail.com
Website www.geocities.com/mysoreamateurnaturalists/man/man.html

Hejjarle Balaga
Contact Kishen Das
Address Maddur Taluk, Mandya District
Karnataka – 571 433.
E-mail pelicanmanu_k[at]yahoo.co.uk

NCF – The Nature Conservation Foundation
Contact Dr. Charudutt Mishra
Address 3076/5, IV Cross, Gokulam Park,
Mysore – 570 002
Karnataka.
Telephone 821-2515-601
Facsimile 821-2251 3822
E-mail ncf[at]ncf-india.org
Devoted to scientific study and action for conservation of India’s wildlife and natural ecosystems, NCF is a non profit organisation that believes in generating scientific knowledge of conservation issues and translating this knowledge of ecology and society into on-ground conservation action.

ATREE – Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment
Contact Dr. Jagdish Krishmaswamy
Address No. 659, 5th ‘A’ main Road, Hebbal,
Bangalore – 560 024.
Telephone 080- 2353 3942, 2363 8771, 2354 0639
Fax 080-2353 0070
E-mail info[at]atree.org
Website www.atree.org
Founded in 1996, ATREE utilises an inter-disciplinary approach to address issues of environmental degradation and economic development. Using principles of natural and social sciences, ATREE strives to conserve biodiversity and promote sustainable development while seeking to advance the protection of the environment.

AME – Agriculture Man Technology
Contact Ms. Edith Van Walsum, Chief Functionary
Address P.O. Box No. 7836, No. 368, 4th Cross, 3rd Phase,
J. P. Nagar, Bangalore – 560 078, Karnataka.
Telephone 080-2642 303/2664 2835
Fax 080-2665 3471

BIRD-K-BAIF Institute for Rural Development
Contact Dr. G. N. S. Reddy, Chief Programme Coordinator
Address P.O. Box No. 3, Sharda Nagar,
Tiptur – 572 202,
Tumkur, Karnataka.
Telephone 08134-250659
Fax 08134-251337

CEE – Centre for Environment Education (Southern)
Contact Dr. Shailaja R., Coordinator
Address 143, Infantry Road, Kamala Mansion,
Bangalore – 560 001, Karnataka.
Telephone 080-2286 9094/2286 9907
Fax 080-2286 8209
E-mail ceesouth[at]ceeindia.org
CEE’s activities are fourmulated, keeping in mind the need the improve public awareness and understanding of environmental issues with a view to promote biodiversity conservation, eco-development, environmental training, management and environmental policy.

Environment Support Group (ESG)
Address S-3, Rajashree Apartments,
18/57, 1st Main Road,
S.R.K. Gardens, Jayanagar,
Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore – 560 041.
Telephone 080-2653 1339/4364
Fax 080-2634 1977
E-mail esg[at]bgl.vsnl.net.in, esg[at]esgindia.org, esgindia[at]touchtelindia.net

Equations
Contact Hari Babu
Address 198, IInd Cross, Church Road,
New Thippassandra,
Bangalore – 560 075.
Telephone 080-2529 2905/2528 2313
E-mail hari[at]equitabletourism.org

Greenpeace – India
Contact Ms. Nirmala Karunan, Public Relations and Political Manager
Address 3360, 13th B Main, HAL-2nd Stage,
Indiranagar, Bangalore –560 038
Telephone 080-5115 4861
Fax 080-5115 4862
Website www.greenpeaceindia.org

Nagarika Seva Trust
Contact Ranjan Rao
Address Grace Villa,
No 514, 5th Cross,
H.M.T. Layout, R.T. Nagar,
Bangalore – 560 032.
E-mail nst[at]vsnl.com

PEAS
Contact Ken Gen
Address Acts Trust,
P.O. Box 9522,
Bangalore – 560 095.

Wildlife First
Contact Praveen Bhargav
Address 248, 4th Main Road,
Chamarajapet,
Bangalore – 560 018, Karnataka.
Telephone 080-2662 1544
Fax 080-2661 2936
E-mail pbsolus[at]blr.vsnl.net.in

Wildlife Aware Nature Club
Contact T.V.N. Murthy
Address Nisarga Layout,
Near Hotel Vaishali,
Tumkur – 572 103,
Karnataka.
Telephone 0816-2256 009
Fax 0816-2275 430
E-mail tvnmurthy[at]vsnl.com

Kerala

Centre for Environment and Development
Contact Dr. Babu Ambat
Address TC 9/2598, D-1, Elankom Gardens, Vellayambalam
Thiruvananthapuram – 695 010.
Telephone 471 2726792
Fax 471 2726793
Website www.cedindia.org
The Centre for Environment and Development (CED) established in 1993 with its headquarters at Thiruvananthapuram, Regional Centres at Kochi, Malappuram, and Kozhikode is an independent Research, Development, Consultancy and Training organisation in fields related to environment and development. The primary objective is to carry out inter disciplinary and multi disciplinary research in environmental and developmental issues, based on cross-fertilization of mono-disciplinary sciences and also to provide consultancy and training support to implement various development projects. The Centre is working in association with various National and International organisations.

Malabar Natural History Society
Contact Dr. Jafer Palot, Secretary
Address I.G.Link Road, Mavoor Road,
Calicut, Kerala.Telephone 9447470439
E-mail Malabarnhs[at]yahoo.com
The organisation is mainly involved in activities such as butterfly migration studies, bird surveys, mangrove conservation, nature camps and walks. Publications: Quarterly newsletter: Malabar Trogon.

Neelamperoor Nature Society
Contact Ajay Poomthottathil
Address Neelamperoor PO. Alappuzha Dist.

Kottayam Nature Society
Contact Dr. Sreekumar.B, President
Address Srinilayam,Near Union Club, Kottayam – 686 001.
Telephone 0471-2311896
E-mail ktm_bskumar[at]sancharnet.in
The society organises monthly meetings. It has organised Vembanad water bird counts in the years from the year 2001. It also organised the Meenachil Fish count. It regularly organises classes on conversation, slide shows and conducts poster painting competitions for children.

THANAL – Conservation Action and Information Network
Contact Jayakumar C.
Address P.O. Box No. 815, Kawdiar,
Thiruvananthapuram – 695 003, Kerala.
Telephone 0471-2311896
E-mail thanal[at]md4.vsnl.net.in

Chalakudy River Protection Council
Contact S. Unnikrishnan/ S.P.Ravi
Address Karthika, Manalatil,
Ollur P.O., Thrissur – 680 306, Kerala.
Telephone 0487-2353021

AVARD – Apex Voluntary Agency for Rural Development
Contact Fr. James Pazhayattil
Address AVARD Bhavan, P.O. Chalakkudy,
Thrissur – 680 307, Kerala.
Telephone 0488-2842964/2847964

Changanacherry Social Service Society
Contact Fr. Jose P. Kottaram
Address P.B. No. 20, Arch Bishop House, Changanacherry,
Kottayam – 686 101, Kerala.
Telephone 0482-2420345/2422540

KESS – Kuriakose Elias Service Society
Contact P.M. Thomas
Address KESS Bhavan, Naikkanal,
Thrissur – 680 001, Kerala.
Telephone 0487-2335516/2335029

PASSS – Pazhakulam Social Service Society
Contact George Kutty T.A.
Address P.O. Pazhakulam, Adoor,
Pathanamthitta – 691 527, Kerala.
Telephone 0473-2422262/2424371
Fax 0473-2423491

WS – Welfare Services Ernakulam
Contact Archbishop Marvarkey Vithayathil
Address Ponnurunni, P.O. Vyttila, Kochi,
Ernakulam – 682 019, Kerala.
Telephone 0484-2344243
Fax 0484-2347829

Meghalaya

Eco-Development Society of Meghalaya
Contact The Secretary
Telephone/Fax Jaiaw Langsning, Block I, Shillong – 793 002, Meghalaya.
Telephone 364-242185

Mother Earth
Contact The President
Address Tripura Castle,
Tripura Castle Road,
Shillong – 799 003, Meghalaya
Telephone 0364-223345
Fax 0364-223345

NEICORD – North-East Committee on Relief and Development
Contact The Secretary
Address ‘Shalom’ Nongrimbah Road,
Laitumkrah, Shillong – 793 003, Meghalaya

Madhya Pradesh

Lifeforce
Contact Geoffrey Whittle
Address Riverside,
Pachmarhi – 461 881, Madhya Pradesh.
E-mail lifeforceindia[at]mantraonline.com; lforceindia[at]hotmail.com

Narmada Lok Biradari
Contact Baba Amte
Address At Post: Kasarvad,
Via Badwani – 451 551,
Dist. Khargaon, Madhya Pradesh.

Narmada Bachao Andolan
Address 58, Gandhi Marg,
Badwani, Madhya Pradesh.
Telephone 7290 222464
E-mail badwani[at]narmada.org

Jabalpur Nature Society
Address D/B, Vallabh Das Palace,
Hanuman Tal,
Jabalpur – 482 002, Madhya Pradesh.

Maharashtra

Nature Conservation Society, Amravati
Contact Nishikant Kale/ Kishor Rithe
Address ‘Pratishtha’, Bharat Nagar,
Akoli Road, Near Sainagar,
Amravati – 444 605, Maharashtra.
Telephone 0721-2673434/2510359
E-mail niwaka[at]rediffmail.com; kishorrithe[at]yahoo.com

The Satpuda Foundation
Contact Kishor Rithe
Address ‘Pratishtha’, Bharat Nagar,
Akoli Road, Near Sainagar,
Amravati – 444 605, Maharashtra.
Telephone 0721-2511966 (O)/ 9422157123 (Mobile)
E-mail satpuda_found[at]yahoo.com

Parisar
Contact Mr. Sujit Patwardhan
Address “Yamuna”, ICS Colony,
Ganeshkhind Road,
Pune – 411 007, Maharashtra.
Telephone 020-2553 7975
Fax 020-2445 7354
E-mail sujit2[at]vsnl.com

Econet
Contact Vijay Paranjpe
Address 15, Sankalp,
Sham Sundar Society,
Pune – 411 030, Maharashtra
Telephone 020-2433 5770
E-mail econet[at]giaspn01.vsnl.net.in

Kalpavriksh-Environment Action Group
Contact Madhulika Goyal
Address Apt. 5, Sree Dutta Krupa,
908 Deccan Gymkhana,
Pune – 411 004, Maharashtra.
Telephone 020-2567 5450
Telefax 020-2565 4239
E-mail kalpavriksh[at]vsnl.net , ashish[at]nda.vsnl.net.in

Gomukh
Contact Sumeel Waman, Executive Director
Address Durga, 92/2 Gangote Path, Opp. Kamla Nehru Park,
Erandawane,
Pune – 411 004.
Telephone 0212-2373324
Fax 0212-2331250

Dr. Yashwant Moreswar Donde Sarvajanik Shaikshanik Trust
Contact Dr. Bhau Mandavkar
Address Kalamb, Yavatmal – 445 401, Maharashtra.

ECOSOC-Education Society
Contact Prakash Gole, Director
Address B2, Jayani Apartments,
Seanpati Bapat Road,
Pune – 411 016, Maharashtra.
Telefax 020-2567 7312
E-mail pgole[at]pn2vsnl.net.in

Mumbai

Bombay Environmental Action Group (BEAG)
Contact C/o Shyam Chainani, Honorary Secretary
Address 9, St James’ Court,
Netaji Subhash Road, Mumbai – 400 020.
Telephone 022-23648240
Fax 022-23685609
E-mail shyam[at]beag.net

Environmental Education Office
Contact Gautam Patel
Address Kalbadevi Municipal School,
#54, 2nd floor,
Mumbai – 400 002.
Telephone 022-22423126
Fax 022-22426385
E-mail gasp[at]beag.net
Website www.beag.net
The Bombay Environmental Action Group works on environmental and wildlife issues. It is involved in anti-poaching work, nature education, and policy formulation, while legal interventions is its forte.

BNHS – Bombay Natural History Society
Contact Isaac Kehimkar, Public Relations Officer
Address Hornbill House,
Dr. Sálim Ali Chowk,
Shaheed Bhagat Singh Road,
Mumbai – 400 023.
Telephone 022-22821811
Fax 022-22837615
E-mail bnhs[at]bom4.vsnl.net.in
Website www.bnhs.org
Conservation research is the focus of the 117 year old organisation. They have education, research and conservation related activities. Members can avail of many facilities like nature camps, field trips, talks, slide shows, the BNHS library and collections as well as the quarterly ‘Hornbill’ and the scientific ‘Journal’. Those wishing to participate actively in conservation activities may enroll as volunteers and take part in the programmes from time to time.

WWF-India
Contact Kedar Gore, Senior Education Officer
Address National Insurance Building, 2nd Floor,
204, Dr. D.N Road, Fort,
Mumbai – 400 001.
Telephone 022-22078105/22071970
Fax 022-22076037
E-mail wwfbombay[at]vsnl.com; kgore[at]wwfindia.net
Website www.wwfindia.org
Nearly 88 nature clubs in schools and colleges associated with WWF take part in their regular talks, films and slide shows as well as field trips near Mumbai city. The Panda Bulletin and the nature camps to various sanctuaries are part of the benefits for members. Training camps help volunteers learn the basics of conservation. During Mahashivratri, for example, these volunteers organise the crowds that pour into the Sanjay Gandhi National Park, and during Nagpanchami, awareness is created about the ill-treatment of snakes. Annual activities like tree planting and beach clean-ups are also carried out.

RURAL DEVELOPMENT
Contact Mr. P.M Abraham
Address Yusuf Meherally Centre
National House,
6, Tuloch Road,
Apollo Bunder,
Mumbai – 400 039.
Telephone 022-22020617
Fax 022-22828982
E-mail info[at]yusufmeherally.org
Website www.yusufmeherally.org
Their sphere of involvement is rural development, mainly in the district of Raigad. Mobilising adivasis, facilities for health care, tree planting, as well as agitation against the degradation of natural resources in the district makes up their ‘agitational development’ programme.

YUVA-Youth for Unity and Voluntary Action
Contact Mr. Minar Pimple, Executive Director
Address 52/53, Nare Park High School,
Opp. Nare Park Municipal Ground,
Parel, Mumbai – 400 012.
Telephone 022-24143498/55250
Fax 022-24135314
E-mail yuva[at]vsnl.com
Website www.yuvaindia.org
YUVA works with and for the interests of oppressed sections of society: the poor, Scheduled Castes and Tribes, minority communities; women and children. Its aim is to empower them to defend, restore, and create the civil, political, social, economic and cultural rights to which they are entitled.

MSVS – Manav Sadhan Vikas Sanstha
Contact Sanjay V. Deshmukh, Ph.D, Director (Programmes)
Address Vakola Municipal School – Ground Floor,
Near Vakola Bridge, Santacruz (E),
Mumbai – 400 055.
Telephone 022-26177022 (O); 25331045 (R)
Fax 022-26126940 (O); 25400831 (R)
E-mail drsanjaydeshmukh[at]vsnl.com
Their work is in the area of forestry, fisheries and mangroves in the Raigad and Sindhudurg districts.

WSD – The Welfare Of Stray Dogs
Contact Mr. Abodh Aras
Address C/o Akanksha, Voltas House C
T B Kadam Marg, Chinchpokli
Mumbai – 400 011.
Telephone 022 – 2373 3433/2389 1070
E-mail wsd[at]rediffmail.com
Website www.cozucare.org/ngos/welfareofstraydogs
Their main task is the sterilisation of dogs, carried out in conjunction with the Mumbai Municipal Corporation. Volunteers willing to take an active part in their activities are preferred to passive members. There are a number of ways in which one can help; administering first aid to street dogs in the locality, carrying out education and awareness programmes in schools, taking part in the adoption programme for strays, fund raising or monitoring the city kennels.

PETA- India
Contact Jason Baker
Address P.O. Box 28260,
Juhu, Mumbai 400 049.
Telephone 022-26281880
E-mail JasonB[at]peta-online.org
Website www.petaindia.com
PETA is the largest animal rights organization in the world. PETA India operates under the principle that animals are not ours to eat, wear, experiment on or use for entertainment. It educates policymakers and the public about animal abuse and promotes an understanding of the right of all animals to be treated with respect.

Ahimsa
Contact Prafulbhai Shah
Address Malad Cattle Pound
Kanchpada, Evershine Nagar,
Off Link Road, Malad (W).
Telephone 022 – 2880 2682

TREES
Plant and Animal Lovers Society
Contact Dr. Sillo Bhagwager
Address 2, Ferena,
Opposite Fariyas Hotel, Colaba,
Mumbai – 400 005.
Telephone 022-22832955
E-mail silloo[at]vsnl.com

Friends of Trees
Contact Dr. Ashok Kothari
Address Union Co-op. Insurance Building, 3rd floor,
23, Sir P.M Road,
Fort, Mumbai – 400 001.
Telephone 022-22870860
Monitors and documents the status and health of trees in Mumbai. It is active in tree plantation,checking wanton tree-felling and lobbying with municipal authorities to take measures to safeguard the city’s trees.

MARINE ISSUES
Reefwatch
Contact Mr. Sudarshan Rodriguez/ Mr. Sarang Kulkarni
Address Ground floor, Priyanka Bldg.,
50, St. Paul’s Road,
Bandra, Mumbai – 400 050.
Telephone 022-26518209/223/206
Fax 022-26518209
E-mail reefwatch[at]usa.net
Reefwatch is a charitable trust that works to document and protect marine biodiversity and educate people about the need to preserve aquatic life. Reefwatch played a crucial role in the upgradation of whale sharks to Schedule I of the Wildlife Protection Act.

POLLUTION
Vasundhara
Contact Mr. Satyanarayan Rajhans, Coordinator
Address Kherwadi Municipal School, Kherwadi Road,
Bandra (E),
Mumbai – 400 051.
Telephone 022-26431090
Fax 022-22014880
E-mail colswk[at]bom5.vsnl.net.in
Their sphere of work is environmental education in schools and colleges. Greater awareness about environmental issues such as the plastic bag menace and pollution is also carried out through rallies and public meetings. Other voluntary organisations are also encouraged to spread the message of environmental awareness. It is also the implementing agency of NEEPS, and has a reference library.

Clean Air Island
Contact Ms. Shanta Chatterji
Address Sadguru Apartments,
16, French Bridge Road,
Opp. Metro Motors,
P.O Box 4125,
Opera House,
Mumbai – 400 007.
Telephone 022-23619249/23860703
Fax 022-23861706/23840489
E-mail ichat[at]vsnl.com
Clean Air Island has an innovative way of tackling the city’s environmental problems-through street plays. They are also involved in recycling and waste management in conjunction with the BMC. By making use of vermiculture, they have been able to recycle market waste. Another interesting project on hand is the paper re-use workshop, where tips are given to re-use paper in office and at home.

National Society for Clean Cities
Contact Mr. K. C. Nainan, Executive Director
Address 590, Ali Yavar Jung Marg,
Bandra (E),
Mumbai – 400 051.
Telephone 022-26429742
Fax 022-26429742
E-mail nscci[at]bom8.vsnl.net.in

TOXICS & WASTE MANAGEMENT
Toxics Link
Contact Reshma Shivalkar
Address 4th Floor, CVOD Jain School,
84 Samuel Street, Dongri,
Mumbai – 400 009.
Telephone 022-23716690/23759647
E-mail tlmumbai[at]vsnl.com
Toxics Link is a clearing house for information related to toxics and their impact on human life and the environment. Its primary purpose is information gathering and dissemination, it answers queries relating to toxics and pollution.

Bombay First
Address Vazirani Villa,
Scheme No. 42,
Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan Road,
Worli Sea Face,
Mumbai – 400 025.
Telephone 022-24975394/5
Fax 022-24925039
E-mail first[at]bom4.vsnl.net.in
Bombay First works on infrastructure and waste management issues in the city.

AYBI – Association of Youth for a Better India
Address 213 Oysters,
74 / 75 Mahendra Chambers,
2nd Floor, Dr. D.N. Road,
Fort, Mumbai – 400 001.
Telephone 022-22071689/90 Extn.: 213
Fax 022-22070366
E-mail aybi[at]vsnl.com
Website www.aybi.org
Established in 1990, AYBI aims to motivate and involve youth in seeking solutions to social and environmental problems.

LIBRARIES AND READING ROOMS
DRTC-Documentation and Research Centre
Contact Mr. Allwyn D’Silva, Director
Address St. Pius College, Aarey Road,
Goregaon (E),
Mumbai – 400 063.
Telephone 022-28756953
Fax 022-28749023
E-mail drtc[at]vsnl.com
Website` www.angelfire.com/or/drtc
This is a library and research centre that has journals, reports of seminars and magazines on various topics such as ecology, law, politics, and human rights. It is open between Monday and Friday from 9:00 a.m to 5:30 p.m. There are also training programmes carried out for different organisations. It is good resource for trainees seeking to improve their knowledge base.

CHILDREN AND THE ENVIRONMENT
Hamara Club
Contact Prof. Asha Rane, Hon.project.director
Address Gilder Lane, Muncipal School Building,
Room No.27, Mumbai Central,
Mumbai – 400 008.
Telephone 022-23054108
Fax 022-25562912
E-mail hamaraclub[at]rediffmail.com
Educating street children is their main activity, with environmental issues being taught as part of the curriculum.

OASIS – India
Contact Daisy Dasgupta
Address GR-8 Mamta Apartments,
A. Marathe Marg,
Prabhadevi,
Mumbai – 400 025.
Telephone 022-24316608/9
Fax 022-24316610
E-mail oasis.bombay[at]vsnl.com

Manipur

Centre for Organisation Research & Education (CORE)
Address Yaiskul Police Lines, Imphal – 795 001, Manipur.
Telephone/Fax 0385-2228 169/2441 339
E-mail coremanipur[at]vsnl.com; laifungbam[at]hotmail.com

Action for Welfare and Awakening in Rural Environment (AWARE)
Address Dimdaijang, Thangmeiband,
Imphal – 795 004, Manipur
Telephone 385-225116

Manipur Hill Area and Environment and Conservation Society
Contact The Secreatary
Address Environment House,
Dist. Tamenglong – 795 141, Manipur

Wasteland Development Society
Address Goshen House, Officer’s Colony,
Sanjengthong 795 001, Manipur

Socio-Environmental Development Association – SEDA
Address Thangmeiband Maisnam,
Leikai, Imphal,
P.O. Lamphel – 795 004, Manipur

Nagaland

Agency for Integrated Development Association
Contact The Secretary
Address Post Box 40, Don Bosco Provincial House,
Dimapur – 797 112, Nagaland.
Telephone 44631
Fax aida[at]gwl.dot.net.in

NIRD-Nagaland Institute for Rural Development
Contact Executive Director
Addres T. chikri, Pfutsero – 797 107, Nagaland.

People’s Welfare Foundation
Contact The Secretary
Address H.Q. Jalukie Town,
Mid-land,
P.O. Jalukie – 797 110, Nagaland.
Telephone 03839-220363

Orissa

Wild Orissa
Contact Monalisa Bhujabal, Secretary
Address For correspondence:
Plot 3A, Janpath, Satyanagar,
Bhubaneswar, Orissa.
Telephone/Fax 0674-512044
Address Registered office:
BJ-29, BJB Nagar,
Bhubaneswar, Orissa.
Telephone 0674- 2432 707
E-mail wildorissa[at]hotmail.com; wildorissa[at]netscape.com

Youth Council for Development Alternatives
Contact Rajendra Meher, Secretary
Address Baunsuni, Maulimunda Street,
Boudh – 762 015, Orissa.
Telephone 06841-228 377/228 455
Fax 06841-222 300
E-mail ycda[at]vsnl.com

Wildlife Society of Orissa
Contact Biswajit Mohanty
Address “Shantikunj”, Link Road,
Cuttack – 753 012, Orissa
Telephone 0671 – 2311 513 / 2312 774
E-mail bmwildlife[at]hotmail.com
Wildlife Society of Orissa aims at the conservation of wildlife and forests in Orissa through legal action, field projects, research, lobbying and creation of education and awareness. Carries out documentation and surveys of critical habitats and threats to endangered species in the state. Is also enlisted with the Central Pollution Control Board as an agency engaged in pollution control activity . Their focus is on studies and research on ways to reduce man-animal conflict.

Orissa Krushak Mahasangh
Address 14, Ashok Nagar,
Bhubaneshwar – 751 009, Orissa

Pondicherry

AGRC – Auroville Greenwork Resource Centre
Contact The Secretary
Address 46, II Street, P.R. Gardens,
Reddiyarpalayam – 605 010,
Pondicherry.
Telephone 413-2290733; 225733
Fax 251346
E-mail cerd[at]satyam.net.in

Centre for Ecology and Rural Development
Contact Mr. Sundararaman
Address P.B. 33, II St. Louis Street,
Pondhicherry – 605 001.
Telephone 0413-34168/70
Fax 413-39534

PSF – Pondicherry Science Forum
Contact The Secretary
Address 46, Vinayagar, Koil Street,
P.R. Gardens, Reddiyarpalayam – 605 020,
Pondicherry.
Fax 0413-251346
E-mail cird[at]auroville.org.in

Punjab

All India Jeevaraksha Bishnoi Sabha
Contact The Secretary
Address Street No. 13, Abhohar – 152 116,
Punjab.

Indian Ecological Society
Contact Editor-in-Chief
Address College of Agriculture
Punjab Agricultural University
Ludhiana – 141 004,
Punjab.
Telephone 0161-402960-320
Fax 0161-400945

PAGRUD – Punjab Action Group for Rural Development
Contact The Secretary
Address 218, Guru Hargobind Nagar,
Phagwara,
Dist. Kapurthala – 144 401,
Punjab.
Fax 01824-63394
E-mail palahi[at]glide.net.in

Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
Contact The Secretary
Address Dhab Wasti Ram,
Amritsar, Punjab.
Fax 552653
E-mail palahi[at]glide.net.in

The Environment Society of Garhdiwala
Contact The Secretary
Address Gardhiwala, Dist. Hosiarpur – 144 207, Punjab.

WWF-India
Contact The Secretary
Address WWF-India Punjab and Haryana,
Himachal Pradesh and Chandigarh State Office
Karuna Sadan, Room No.4, 1st Floor,
Sector 11-B, Chandigarh – 160 009.
Telephone 0172-746231
Fax 2743139
E-mail: wwfhp[at]rediffmail.com

Rajasthan

Tarun Bharat Sangh
Contact Rajendra Singh
Address Bhikampura-Kisori, via Thanagazi Tehsil,
Dist. Alwar – 301 022, Rajasthan.
Telephone 01465-225 043
With the aim of directing the society to conserve, preserve, develop and manage their natural resources with the help of indegenous knowledge, Tarun Bhagat Singh conducts environment awareness camps and training programmes and has initiated a community seed bank project.

IIRM – Indian Institute of Rural Management
Contact Dr. Thomas Cangan, Chief Executive
Address IIRM Campus, Tagore Marg, Sector – 11,
Agarwal Farm Mansarovar,
Jaipur – 302020, Rajasthan.
Telephone 0141-2395 402
Fax 0141-2390 610
E-mail thomas.cangan[at]mailcity.com

RVK – Rajasthan Vidyapeth Kul
Contact Sohan Lal Vijay Virgi, Secretary
Address Town Hall Road,
Udaipur – 313 001, Rajasthan.
Telephone 0294-2420 881

SM – Seva Mandir
Contact Ajay Mehta, Chief Executive
Address Old Fatehpura,
Udaipur – 313 001, Rajasthan.
Telephone 0294-2450960/ 2451041/2452001
Fax 0294-2450947
E-mail smandir[at]vsnl.com

Sikkim

Human Development Foundation of Sikkim
Contact The Secretary
Address Tashi Khar Tungyal Complex,
M.G. Marg, Gangtok, Sikkim.
Telephone 3592-29565
E-mail slg_hdfs[at]sancharnet.in

Paryavaran Smarakshan Samitee
Contact The Secretary
Address Dalapchand Busty,
P.O.Dalapchand, Via Rongli Bazar,
Dist. East Sikkim – 737 131.
Telephone 23751

WWF-India
Contact The Secretary
Address Near Forest Secretariat,
Deorali, Gangtok – 737 102,
Sikkim.
Telephone 03592-281427
Fax 222707
E-mail bans1[at]rediffmail.com

Tamil Nadu

Zoo Outreach Organisation
Contact Sally Walker, Founder/Honorary Director
Address 79 Bharati Colony, Pob 1683
Peelamedu, Coimbatore
Tamil Nadu – 641 004.
Telephone 0422-2257 3269
Fax 0422-2256 3269
E-mail zooreach[at]vsnl.com

Wildlife Information and Liaison Development Society
Contact Sanjay Molur, Founder Secretary
Address 29-1 Bharathi Colony, Peelamedu, Coimbatore
Tamil Nadu – 641 004.
Telephone 0422-2561 743, 2568 906
Fax 0422-2563 269
E-mail herpinvert[at]vsnl.com

ASSEFA – Association For Sarva Seva Farms
Contact S. Longanathan, Executive Director
Address 279, Avvai Shanmugam Road, Royapettah,
Chennai – 600 014, Tamil Nadu.
Telephone 044-2813 3203
Fax 044-2813 3196
Email assefa[at]md2.vsnl.net.in

SMT – Shanthimalai Trust
Contact Prema M. Singh, Administrator
Address Siva Nagar, Chennai Road,
Post Box No. 7, Sri Raman, PO Ashram,
Tiruvannumamalai – 606 603, Tamil Nadu.
Telephone 04175-222 837
Fax 04175-222 837

Tamil Nadu Social Service Society
Address 35-B, Marsingpet Road, P.O. Box No.44,
Tiruchirapalli – 620 001, Tamil Nadu.

Tripura

Achariya Jagdish Chandra Bose Briksha Mitra Sangha
Contact The Secretary
Address Rudijala, Melaghar,
West Tripura – 799 115.
Telephone 381-64666

Tripura Adimjati Sevak Sangh
Contact The Secretary
Address Anukul Bhawan,
Joynagar 2nd Lane,
Agartala – 799 001.
Telephone 311702, 323988

Uttaranchal

Central Himalayan Environmental Association
Contact The Secretary
Address Sleepy Hollow,
Nainital – 263 001, Uttaranchal.

CREATE Centre for Research on Ecology, Environmental Applications, Training and Education
Contact The President
Address 91/2, Vijay Park,
Dehradun – 248 001, Uttaranchal.
Telephone 623437
Fax 625495
E-mail createindia[at]iname.com

The Wildlife Preservation Society of India
Contact The PresidentAddress 7, Astley Hall,
Dehradun – 248 001, Uttaranchal.

Uttar Pradesh

Centre for Awareness and Research on Environment
Contact The Secretary
Address 449/118, Gha. Glm Road,
Muftiganj, Lucknow – 226 002, Uttar Pradesh.
Telephone 522-768236

SAMNC – Dr. Salim Ali Memorial Nature Club
Contact The President
Address C/o Sita Ram Sahu Bari Haat Mahoba,
Dist. Hamirpur – 210 427, Uttar Pradesh.

Gonda Environment Population and Wildlife Awareness Association
Contact Organising secretary
Address Village Patan, Via Lohaghat,
Dist. Champawat – 262 524, Uttaranchal.
Telefax 059653-4110

Indian Institute of Development Studies and Research
Contact The Director
Address 18/25, Stanley Road, Judges Colony, Allahabad – 211 002, Uttar Pradesh.
Telephone 644 288/ 603301

International Goodwill Society of India
Contact The Director
Address Post Box 111, Roorkee – 247 667, Uttar Pradesh.
Telephone 01332-276284

ISTE – International Society for Tropical Ecology
Contact K.C. Mishra
Address Department of Botany, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi – 221 005, Uttar Pradesh.

Centre for Awareness and Research on Environment
Contact The Secretary
Address 449/118, Gha. Glm Road,
Muftiganj, Lucknow – 226 002, Uttar Pradesh.
Telephone 522-768236

People for Animals, Varanasi
Contact Tamal Sanyal
Address D-34/164, Ganesh Mahal,
P.O. Bengalitola, Varanasi – 221 001,
Uttar Pradesh.
Telephone 0542-3127351
E-mail tamal_2001[at]yahoo.com

Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Wastelands and Rural Development
Contact The Director
Address Patiala, Gauriganj,
Dist. Sultanpur – 227 409,
Uttar Pradesh.
Telephone 0522-340195 or 05362-20512

Society for Environmental Pollution Control
Contact The President
Address 17/423, New Hyderabad,
Lucknow – 226 007,
Uttar Pradesh.
Telephone 522-780252
E-mail quraishy[at]hotmail.com

WSI – Wildlife Society of India
Contact Jamal A. Khan
Address Dept. of Wildlife Sciences,
Aligarh Muslim University,
Aligarh – 202 002, Uttar Pradesh.
Telephone 522-2701052
Fax 522-2701205
E-mail wsi[at]nde.net.in

West Bengal

Project Lifeline Sundarbans
Contact Mrinal Chatterjee, Project Director
Address Institute of Climbers and Nature Lovers,
17, New Santoshpur Main Rd.,
Santoshpur,
Calcutta – 700 075, West Bengal.
Telephone 033- 2416 6286/2419 1237
E-mail icnl[at]vsnl.net
Address Field Camp:
Sundarban Bagh Hospital,
Village: Anpur, P.O. Jamespur,
Via: Gosaba – 743 370, (Satjelia Island),
District 24 South Parganas, West Bengal.

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