Issue of Consents / Authorizations /
Environment and CRZ Clearances, monitoring and
evaluation, issue of directions, taking cognizance of
offence under Air, Water and Environment (Protection)
Acts and are done.
Planning comprehensive programme for
the prevention of pollution.
Advising the state government on all
matters concerning the prevention of pollution and
environment protection and conservation.
Formulation of UT specific
regulations like Plastic Ban Notification.
Conducting studies related to
prevention of pollution and environment protection and
Studies on coastal erosion
management and formulation of coastal restoration
measures through NIOT.
Monitoring of Environmental Quality
under the two projects viz. National Air Quality
Monitoring Programme (NAMP) and National Water
Monitoring Programme (NWMP).
Creation of Environmental Awareness
by celebration of World Environment Day, National
Environment Month, World Ozone Day, Coastal Cleanup Day
and World Conservation Day and others.
Green Award for Industries and
Environment Award for Individuals / organizations.
Dissemination on Environmental
Information through ENVIS website.
Publication of Reports, News Letters
Promoting sustainable industrial and
building projects by installation of biogas plants,
solar water heater, renewable energy measures,
composting, rain water harvesting, zero waste and waste
water disposal systems, utilization of treated waste
water for non-potable use.
Continuous Emission / Effluent
monitoring for 17 Category of
Highly Polluting Industries.
Puducherry State Action Plan on
Climate Change (SAPCC) was prepared by the DSTE and
endorsed by MoEF& CC in July 2014.