The area of study comprises field based observations and study of three sites as part of this assignment. Fielld trips have been conducted to all three sites to record the first hand observations and data to analyse and prepare one compact report of all three sites. Brief details of each site covered as study area are presented below.
Amity University, Noida is a private college situated in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India. Amity University was licensed by the NAAC (National Accreditation and Assessment Council) with grade A in 2012.
As a Field based study within premise of Amity University, visit has been conducted to the ETP and STP plants established by the University to perform and cater to the environmental management needs of the University premises for the treatment of the Sewage, effluents and solid waste generated with in Univesrsity premise.
OKHLA BIRD SANCTUARY
The Okhla Bird Sanctuary (OBS) is approximately 4 square Kilometers in measure and is located at the entry of Noida in GautamBudh Nagar dis-trict of Uttar Pradesh. It is situated at a point where Yamuna River enters in the territory of Uttar Pradesh leaving the region of Delhi. Notified as Sanctuary in the year 1990, it is presently one of the 466 IBAs (Important Bird Areas) in India. As part of study, field visit has been conducted to OBS for recording the observations.
GAZIPUR LANDFILL SITE
A visit has been undertaken to the Gazipur landfill site which is located along the NH-24 at Ghazipur near UP border in East Delhi Tehsil and spread over an area of 70 acres. It has been established and Operational since 1984. During site visit it was reported and apprised by the staff of the landfill site that currently there has been more than 14 million tons of waste at the site with normal stature of the load at 65-meter tall. The site had overshot the utmost of 15-meter for a landfill site in 2002, yet barely any means have been taken to counter it. There was a non appearance of any elective site keeping the landfill useful. On an avrage 1800 MT of waste is brought to the landfill site every day.
INDIAN METEOROLOGICAL DEPARTMENT
The India Meteorological Department (IMD), also known as the Met Department, is an office of the Ministry of Earth Sciences of the Government of India. It is the nodal institution of the Government of India which provides nation wide information and data related to meteorological forcast and perceptions, climate and seismology. IMD is headquartered in Delhi with network of several perception stations all over India and Antarctica including Regional office are at Mumbai, Kolkata, Nagpur and Pune.
IMD is likewise one of the six Regional Specialized Meteorological Centres of the World Meteorological Organization. It has the obligation regarding estimating, naming and dissemination of notices for tropical violent winds in the Northern Indian Ocean area, including the Malacca Straits, the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea and the Persian Gulf.
A visit was conducted to the IMD to have an insight of its organizational structuring and functioning particulalry with regards to weather forcasting, information related to natural disasters and other environmental and climate hazards.