Organisation

Advit Foundation is a not for profit development organization, registered in India working for Conservation of Environment Resources and Livelihood Enhancement. Advit has sought to conserve environment and empower communities through viable options of environment conservation and sustainable development.

Advit is the managing partner for the Solar Information Centre at The National Institute of Solar Energy Gwal Pahari under Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, GoI. Advit is a training partner with the Electronics Sector Skills Council of India (ESSCI), NSDC for Solar Electronics. Advit runs a solar training centre with HARTRON. Advit was the state nodal partner managing the Rajiv Gandhi Renewable Energy Park in Gurgaon for Haryana Government from 2009 - 2015.

With a vision of promoting approaches to sustainable development, Advitís work focuses on improving living/ working conditions through improved environment conditions, promoting environment education and conservation practices. This is undertaken using information and communication systems tools and providing environment education and conservation services. Forward linkages are sought through outreach programmes, capacity building and entrepreneurship development.

Advit operates through the following approach:

Awareness

Advit strives to generate awareness on the need to educate, provide a platform for learning to all and impart the importance of conserving environment and conserving resources in our everyday life. Activities focus on all section of the society.

Conservation

The programme highlights and suggests alternatives that can help address the challenges of resource conservation. The need for intervention and the alternatives that would improve resource management and development activities are sought. These include implementation of projects in water conservation, waste management and energy efficiency.

Education

Advit Foundationís rural training centre, Aarohan, has been set up to mitigate the unemployment and underemployment problems among the rural youth in the country. The trainings and skill upgradation programmes at Aarohan are geared towards entrepreneurship development. The objective of this centre is to generate self-employment in rural areas through demonstration and training for capacity building and income enhancement.

Advit designs and implements environmental training programmes pertinent to:

  • Skill development and undertaking village development models that help in livelihood enhancement among communities.
  • Environment education in schools and other educational institutes.
  • Facilitating environment compliance in industries - Trainings on occupational health and safety, safe chemical handling and disposal, water conservation, energy audits, industry production process efficiency and resource conservation in production processes.
  • Information dissemination on energy efficiency, solar installations and waste management.

Advit Foundationís Rural Self Employment Training Centre

Awards & Empanelment

  • Advit Foundation is empaneled with TISS CSR Hub and PCRA.
  • Advit Foundation is empaneled with the National CSR Hub of the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs, MCA.
  • Awarded the first CII beyond the Fence Project award for an industry in Rajasthan in 2009.
  • Awarded the Impact Award for Skill Development at the Impact Conclave by Sambodhi in partnership with Bill and Melinda gates Foundation, SIDBI, YES Bank in 2016.
  • Managing Partner - Haryana Renewable Energy Development Agency (HAREDA) from 2009-2015.
  • Managing Partner Ė Centre of Excellence on Solar Electronics at National Institute of Solar Energy, MNRE, Govt. of India.
  • Training Partner - Electronics Sector Skills Council of India (ESSCI) for Solar Electronics.
  • Training Partner - HARTRON (Haryana State Electronics Development Corporation Ltd.) for Solar Electronics.

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