Environmental issues are most burning issues all over the world because of the increase in the global warming and also for the increase in the pollution level in the most developed and developing country. Environmental degradation effects directly on health and hence it become essential to conduct environment care related action cum research project. This is because there was a brisk movement of men and material in most of the States of India.
Looking the State of Gujarat, various industrial establishments like Indian Petrochemical Complex, Gujarat Refinery, G.A.C.L., Petrofils, Gujarat State Fertilisers Plants and other Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals came up in the vicinity of Baroda City. New townships were created. The impact of this urban proliferation was considerable in changing the rural landscape nearby. As a result of the establishment of these industries; the scope for establishing subsidiary industries has greatly increased. These industries have simultaneously helped in expanding the employment opportunities for the people. The Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation (G.I.D.C.) has in its own way contributed to the urban sprawl of Baroda. In 1967, the mega – Nandesari Chemical industrial zone was set up just a few kilometres to the north. Another cluster of industrial estate in Makarpura, the establishments of G.C..E.L, O.N.G.C., Asea Brown Boveri, Baroda Dairy, the Western Railway Offices, the civil lines and other industrial estates have pushed the growth of Baroda towards the south. The expansion of the city has been along the north-south axis i.e. along National Highway NO.8 linking Baroda to Bombay in the South and Ahmedabad and Delhi in the North. Thus the organization intended to make the environment – pollution free and major focus is towards making
- Clean and Green Environment of the region
- Doing Impact Assessment;
- Environmental Audit;
- IEC programme
- Environmental related policies & control.
- Environment and Health
- Social Forestry and eco development
- Prayavaran Suraksha
- Eco Friendly Programme
- Information Generating Programme