The TNPC Board Library was established during November 1989. At present library has a collection of above 11,421 Books and Reports. The Collections are classified under Dewey decimal classification.
            The collection comprises of documents to the field of Environmental Protection. Air Pollution, Vehicular Pollution, Water Pollution, Noise Pollution, Wastewater Treatment, Municipal Waste Management, Hazardous Waste Management, Biomedical Waste, Environmental Engineering, Industrial pollution, Chemical Technology, Disasters, Soil, Energy, Pesticides, Biotechnology, Environmental Health, Environmental Economics. Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Impact Assessment, Environmental Education, Sustainable Development, Women and Environment, Environmental Law, Forestry.

            Library subscribes for 51 Journals 10 Newspapers, 11 Magazines. Besides this Annual Reports, Newsletters, Bulletins and Reports are received from different Institutions (Indian & foreign). Back volumes of the journals are bound and kept for reference in the Periodical Section.

           Membership Fee:
                                         Student: Monthly - Rs. 30.00
                                         Annual - Rs. 75.00
                                         Individual: Annual - Rs. 100.00

           School and College Students, Research Scholars, Lectures & Professors, Professionals, NGOs, Industrialists and other Government Department officials and people involved in environmental aspects used to refer the Library. Readers are not only from Chennai but also from all over Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry and from other States like Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal also visited the library.





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