Paryavaran Mitra is a Gujarat-based non-profit organization with Regd No: E/20934/Ahmedabad working on socio-environmental issues. It was initiated in 1997 as an enviro-legal cell of Center for Social Justice within JANVIKAS to advocate for human rights in the face of growing environmental degradation and pollution. Since May 1, 2015, it has become an autonomous institution as a part of decentralization policy of JANVIKAS. Over the years, it has steadily grown and established itself in the field of environment especially encouraging public participation in environmental decision making processes in the state of Gujarat. It has been promoting sustainable development through participation in environmental governance at local, regional, and national level by participation in policy making process. Paryavaran Mitra promotes environment education and aware all group of the society through various programmes, seminars, and trainings. It has been supporting international initiatives towards evolving systems and processes for sustainable development. The Unique contribution of Paryavaran Mitra is in Public Interest Litigation for more than two decades ensuring support and presence in all and one litigations of Gujarat. Paryavaran Mitra is an observer organization in United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and has participating in Conference of the Parties and high-level meetings.
Striving for sustained and inclusive economic growth, social development, and environmental protection.
To create a sustainable well-being and climate resilience society.