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World Environment Day Celebration


The Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu in collaboration with the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board, celebrated the World Environment Day on the 5th June 2017. The programme was held at Hotel Hablis, Guindy. Dr. H.Malleshappa, I.F.S., Director, Department of Environment welcomed the gathering. Thiru. Atulya Misra, I.A.S., Principal Secretary to Government, Industries Department / Chairman, Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board delivered the keynote address. Dr. N. Krishnakumar I.F.S., (Rtd.,) Chairman, State Environment Impact Assessment Authority, Department of Environment delivered the special address. Shri Md Nasimuddin, I.A.S., Principal Secretary to Government, Environment and Forest Department, Government of Tamil Nadu delivered the keynote address. The Hon’ble Minister for Environment, Thiru.K.C.Karuppannan., delivered the presidential address and distributed the annual Environmental Awards for the year 2015.  A book titled “State of Environment Report for Tamil Nadu” and “ Management and Rehabilitation of Coastal Habitats & Biodiversity for Climate Change Adaptation & Sustainable Livelihood in Gulf of Mannar, Government of Tamil Nadu” and “Overview of State Action Plan on Climate Change” Brochure published by the Department of Environment were also released by Hon’ble Minister for Environment.   Thiru. N. Sundara Gopal, Member Secretary, Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board proposed the vote of thanks.