Environment and Forests Department (Tamil Nadu)

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Environment and Forests Department of State of Tamil Nadu
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Agency overview
Jurisdiction Tamil Nadu
Headquarters Chennai
Ministers responsible K. T. Pachaimal[1], Minister for Forests
M. C. Sampath[3], Minister for Environment
Agency executive Thiru C.V Sankar IAS[2], Principal Secretary (India)
Parent agency Government of Tamil Nadu
Website www.tn.gov.in/departments/eandf.html

The Environment and Forests Department of State of Tamil Nadu is one of the departments of Government of Tamil Nadu.

History[edit]

The Department of Environment was created in 1995 as the Nodal Department for environmental management of the state.[4]

Sub-departments[edit]

Name Website
Department of Environment[5] http://www.environment.tn.nic.in/
Tamil Nadu Forest Department[6] http://www.forests.tn.nic.in/

Undertakings and bodies[edit]

Name Website
Arasu Rubber Corporation Limited http://www.arasurubber.tn.nic.in/
Tamil Nadu Forest Plantation Corporation Limited (TAFCORN)
Tamilnadu Tea Plantation Corporation Limited (TANTEA) http://www.tantea.co.in/
Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board http://www.tnpcb.gov.in/
Tamil Nadu Biodiversity Conservation And Greening Society (TNBCGS)[7]

Ministers (2011-present)[edit]

Former ministers (2006-2011)[edit]

See also[edit]

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