InsPIRE Network for Environment (InsPIRE) is a non-profit organization registered under the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860, working in the areas of natural resources management, energy and environment and climate change. InsPIRE works out of its headquarters in New Delhi. InsPIRE has project offices in Kawardha (Chhattisgarh), Baripada (Orissa), Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) and Tawang (Arunachal Pradesh). Our mission is to "develop and implement solutions that balance the need for food, income and environmental quality."
InsPIRE Network for Environment has been accorded recognition as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (SIRO) by the Department of Scientific & Industrial Research (DSIR), Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India, under the Scheme on Recognition of Scientific and Industrial Research Organizations (SIROs)-1988.
The thrust of InsPIREís efforts are to:
- Encourage and empower primary users of natural resources to sustainably manage the resources that they depend on using participatory approaches, and develop long-term strategies to adopt livelihoods of their choice
- Promote energy efficiency and use of renewable energy for rural development and for a cleaner environment
- Understand and address the challenges of global climate change
- Reach out to involve people, communities and institutions to strengthen our efforts to develop and implement sustainable solutions.
|InsPIRE works with a diverse set of partner institutions including other NGOs, private sector, donor agencies and the Government to form competent teams of professionals to address contemporary developmental challenges.
InsPIRE staff and resource persons are qualified, experienced, innovative professionals with multi-disciplinary strengths in resource economics, sociology, institutional development, engineering, education and information sciences - specialists and consultants conversant with field conditions in India.
InsPIRE is headed by a President.