Environment and Forests Department (Tamil Nadu)

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Department of Environment and Forests of State of Tamil Nadu
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Agency overview
Jurisdiction Tamil Nadu
Headquarters Chennai
Ministers responsible
Agency executive
  • Atulya Misra, IAS, Principal Secretary to Government
Parent agency Government of Tamil Nadu
Website Environment and Forests Department

The Department of Environment and Forests 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.[1]

Sub-departments[edit]

Name Website
Tamil Nadu Environment Department[2] http://www.environment.tn.nic.in/
Tamil Nadu Forest Department[3] https://web.archive.org/web/20131020195613/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) http://www.tafcorn.tn.gov.in/
Tamil Nadu 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)[4]

Present Ministers for Forests[edit]

Former Ministers for Forests[edit]

Present Ministers for Environment and Pollution Control[edit]

Former Ministers for Environment and Pollution Control[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Department History" (PDF). http://www.tn.gov.in/rti/. Retrieved 2012-10-07.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  2. ^ "Sub-Departments of the E & F Department" (PDF). http://www.tn.gov.in. Retrieved 2012-10-30.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  3. ^ "Sub - Departments of the E & F Department" (PDF). http://www.tn.gov.in. Retrieved 2012-10-30.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  4. ^ "organisations under the E & F Department" (PDF). http://www.tn.gov.in. Retrieved 2012-10-30.  External link in |publisher= (help)

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