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State of Environment Report for Tamil Nadu-2017

    The State of Environment Report (SoER) analyses key environmental issues in Tamil Nadu pertaining to forests and wildlife, biodiversity, land degradation, air pollution, water pollution, noise pollution, and solid waste, as well as cross-cutting issues related to agricultural and allied sectors, water resources, energy, coastal resources, and environment and health using the Driver-Pressure-State-Impact-Response (DPSIR) framework. The report is intended to provide a benchmark for future reporting and it also serves as a database for the preparation of environmental management plans. In this respect, the report provides policy suggestions for specific line departments to foster sustainable development in Tamil Nadu. 

    The report was prepared by the Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu, with financial assistance from the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) and in collaboration (for research) with the Madras School of Economics (MSE), Chennai.


Kindly click below to view/download the report:

1. SoER Part I (Iincludes Front Matter, Contents, Executive Summary and Chapters (1 -11) {for  Tamil Font,  Kindly view in Vanavil- Avvaiyar software}

2. SoER Part II (Iincludes Chapters 12 - 15, References and Abbreviations)