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Objectives of the Scheme

Long-term objectives:

- To build up a repository and dissemination centre in Environmental Science and Engineering.

- To enable application of modern technologies of acquisition, processing, storage, retrieval and dissemination of information of environmental nature.

- To support and promote research, development and innovation in environmental information technology.

Short-term objectives:

- To provide national environmental information services relevant to present needs and those capable of development to meet future needs of users, originators, processors and disseminators.

- To build up storage, retrieval and dissemination capabilities, with the ultimate objective of disseminating information speedily to the users.

- To promote national and international cooperation and liaise with agencies concerned for exchange of environment related information.

- To promote, support and assist education and personnel training programmes designed to enhance environmental information processing and utilising capabilities.

- To promote exchange of information amongst developing countries.