The Gujarat Environment Management Institute (GEMI) was constituted in accordance with the Govt. Resolution No. ENV-1098-1280-P, dated. 1.2.1999 issued by the Forest & Environment Department, Government of Gujarat, with its Head Quarter at Vadodara. The GEMI was registered under the Society of Registration Act, 1860 vide the Registration No. Gujarat/1380/Vadodara dated. 1.3.1999 as well as under the Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950 vide the Public Trust Register no. F/1065/Vadodara, dated 01/03/1999. The Institute shifted it?s headquarter to Gandhinagar on 1st November 2011.It has also set up a Separate Laboratory. After shifting to Gandhinagar, the Institute has been given a boost with new vigour. The revamped Institute has started contributing to the environmental action based on awareness about the environment issues.