GENERAL

Everything outside an organism is called environment .Theexternal conditions directly or indirectly influences the life and development of an organism .The lithosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere and biosphere are the major parts of this physical world. Human being is an important component of this environment various social groups interact in different ways among themselves and cause productive, nonproductive and destructive impact on the biophysical environment (APO,1989). Today environmental crisis is acute and it creates a number of ecological and environmental problems. Among the major aspects of environmental degradation are land, air and water pollution, global warming, depletion of ozone layer, deforestation, desertification, soil erosion and loss of plants and animal species. Although this environmental degradation does not have direct impact only on poor people, indirectly these aspects may contribute to the socio-economic condition of the country. Now it is high time to study and work on various aspects of environment and society related problems .The research scholars, environmentalists, social scientists and social workers are invited for membership of this society to work for the conservation of the environment/nature and also work for the formation of an Indian society irrespective of cast and creed consideration.