Environmental Information System
State of Environment
Environmental Awareness
National River Conservation
National Lake Conservation



Coastal Disaster Risk Reduction Project (CDRRP)



Climate Change Cell





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"Election Oath-Department of Environment" Clickhere

"Appeal of the Director of Environment on World Earth Day" Clickhere

"Appeal of the Director of Environment on World Wetland Day " Clickhere

"Project titled " Artificial Reef Deployment" under the project "Protection of Vaan Island in Gulf of Mannar" - Tender Notice" Clickhere

"National Voter's Service Portal" Clickhere

"Appeal of the Director of Environment on World Day to Combat Desertification 2015" Clickhere

"Appeal of the Director of Environment on World Environment Day 2015" Clickhere

"Celebrate the World Environment Day 2015" Clickhere

"Appeal to General Public on Smokeless Bhogi" Clickhere

"Award Winners Photo" Clickhere

"Environment Awareness Cycle Rally held on 20.02.2014 at Anna Square, Chennai" Clickhere

Request for Views / Suggestions of the Stake Holders on the various sectors in the State Action Plan for Climate Change Draft Report Clickhere

Relaying of Roads using plastic waste under EPRED Fund Clickhere

Draft Environment Policy-2012 in Tamil

Review Meeting for the Preparation of State Action on Climate Change (SAPCC) for Tamil Nadu

Core Group meeting to finalize the Draft State Environment Policy of Tamil Nadu

Workshop on Formulation of State Environment Policy


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Welcome To Department of Environment
About Us:

The Department of Environment was created in 1995 as the Nodal Department for dealing with environmental
management of the State. The Department of Environment (DoE) is the nodal Agency for planning, promotion,
coordination and overseeing the implementation of all the aspects of environment other than those dealt
with Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board.

Implementation of National River Conservation Plan (NRCP) for the abatement of pollution in Cauvery, Vaigai, Tamiraparani rivers and Chennai City waterways.
Implementation of National Lake Conservation Plan (NLCP) for the abatement of pollution in the selected lakes.
To carry out various Environmental awareness programmes for school students, through National Green Corps (NGC) and Eco-Clubs.
To enforce the provisions of the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) Notification.
To provide web-based environmental information through Environmental Information System (ENVIS) on State of Environment and related issues of Tamil Nadu.
Preparation of State of Environment (SoE) Report, SoE Atlas SoE Video and Photo Catalogue of Tamil Nadu.
Department of Environment
Ground Floor, Panagal Buildings
1, Jeenis Road , Saidapet, Chennai - 600 015
Telephone : +91-44-24336421 Fax : +91-44-24336594. E-mail :

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