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Centre for Environment Education (CEE) is a centre of excellence in Environment Education (EE) of the MoEF. CEE has been engaged in developing programmes and material to increase awareness about the environment and sustainable development. CEE’s primary objective is to improve public awareness and understanding of the environment with a view to promoting the conservation and sustainable use of nature and natural resources, leading to a better environment and a better quality of life.

The WED is one of the significant environmental days observed by CEE to spread awareness about the environment. CEE’s Regional Offices in Delhi, Pune, Lucknow, Guwahati and Bangalore, and various State offices across India and overseas offices in Australia and Sri Lanka observe WED. 

In CEE Ahmedabad, 5 June is an Open Day. People, young and old, come to the Centre and spend the day on campus. CEE sets up various activities and events on the campus to spread awareness about environment, nature appreciation, encouraging environment-friendly habits and highlighting the WED theme for the year.

CEE has been observing World Environment Day since its inception in 1984.