Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board தமிழ்நாடு மாசு கட்டுப்பாடு வாரியம்

Environmental Training Institute (ETI)

ETI is an organizational wing of TNPCB, which was established in 1994 with Danish assistance. It is functioning in the 3rd floor of its corporate office of TNPCB. ETI is guided by a steering committee, chaired by Chairman of TNPCB and its Members are from Government, PCB and CEOs of Industry. An Advisory Council comprising of Members from Industries, NGOs, Academic and government institutions provides technical support to the ETI.

The main objective of the Training institute is to impart training to staff of the Pollution Control Board, Industrial representatives, Executives of Municipalities and Corporations, Line agencies and non-governmental organizations on the following aspects.

(i)Improve awareness at all levels.
(ii)Introduce the holistic approach to environment & sustainable development
(iii)Introduce the basic theories, concepts and methodologies of integrated environmental planning and management aiming a sustainable development.
(iv)Promote public awareness and motivation to preserve and protect the environment through NGOs.
(v)Create Cross - media awareness in industry, urban sector and the public on Environmental Hazards and adverse impact on quality of life.
(vi)Pollution Control at source by cleaner technology and improved processes of materials and products. This includes conservation of non-renewable resources, resource recovery, refuse recycling and disposal of minimum waste to the environment.
(vii)Improve environment management capacity in the sector of industry and urban development.