Welcome to EnGIO

Environment Governed Integrated Organisation, in short EnGIO, is a West Bengal based non-profit organisation (registered under Societies Registration Act, 1961) working in the social sectors, mainly in the fields of environment and community health.

EnGIO has collaborated with several state and international agencies like different departments of Govt. of West Bengal, Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA), Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC), UNICEF, West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) , Kolkata Urban Services for the Poor (KUSP), different municipalities/Urban Local Bodies (ULB), CES Technologies Private Limited, Consumer Unity & Trust Society – Calcutta Resource Centre, National Referral Centre for Lead poisoning in India (NRCLPI), Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, among others from time to time in context to various projects. The organisation has also been associated with the academic institutions like Jadavpur University, Calcutta University and The City College of New York.   Read More….

Key Projects

EnGIO is working over a decade within various social sectors with emphasis on environment and health. Some of the key projects / events are highlighted below:

  1. Preparation of Environment Management Planning within Kolkata Metropolitan Development Area (DFID funded KUSP supported project).
  2. Effect of Exposed Environment on the Health Status of Urban Population in West Bengal (collaborated by School of Advanced Studies in Industrial Pollution Control Engineering, Jadavpur University and Supported by Dept. of Environment,
  3. Social mobilisation for polio eradication within KMC and Maheshtala, (UNICEF supported).
  4. An International Workshop on Climate Threat To Sundarbans Across India & Bangladesh.
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Recent News

Tiger roar likely to get louder

Picture credit to Novojit Dey The finding of the just concluded tiger census indicates that the number of Royal Bengal Tigers in West Bengal part of Sundarban is set to increase by “at least 10 per cent” compared to last year. The 2016-17 census found 103 tigers including adults & […]

Salinity affects pregnant women, children

Extreme salinity in the coastal area of the Sundarbans is posing serious health hazard to women and children, particularly pregnant women. Saline water is killing trees and sources of other foods including fishes, cows, hens and other resources.Health experts blamed the lack of nutrition for such deaths in the coastal […]

Salinity quickened Sundari decrease

Sundari, the iconic mangrove species responsible for naming the entire area as Sundarban, is disappearing fast in both Indian and Bangladesh Sundarban mainly due to climatic impacts and range of anthropogenic reasons. A 2015-16 survey report by Kolkata based nonprofit Nature Environment Wildlife Society (NEWS) has found that the Indian […]

Climate ‘fastest growing threat’ for Sundarban

An IPCC climate change report, published just before the recently held global climate summit at Katowice; Poland, has made it clear that areas like Sundarban will become extremely vulnerable to coastal flooding in near future due to enhanced sea level rise; if the global temperature increase exceeds 1.5 degree compared […]

India climate fight cost: $ 1 trillion

India needs over $ 1 trillion to meet its requirements to counter climate change and is pushing for a meaningful resolution of the issue of longterm finance at the global climate negotiations in Bonn. The developed countries are yet to act on their sevenyear- old pledge to provide $ 100bn […]

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