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 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
(iii) Introduce the basic theories, concepts and methodologies of
integrated environmental planning and management aiming a
(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
(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.