The activities of the CNR - Department of Earth System Science and Environmental Technologies (DTA) are carried out by a staff of approximately 1100 people from 29 institutes, supported by approximately other 800 collaborators in the research area.Environmental issues will dominate the 21st century. DTA is tackling some of this century's key environmental issues as the Climate Change, Natural Hazards and Sustainability of Natural Resources. DTA delivers independent research, survey, technologies and knowledge transfer in the Earth and environmental sciences to advance knowledge of the planet as a complex and interacting system. Research activities cover the full range of the Earth science, including atmospheric, terrestrial and aquatic issues. The mission of DTA is to gather knowledge and predict the behaviour of the Earth system and its resources to help a sustainable future for the planet and its mankind.
DIRECTOR: Fabio Trincardi
The CSIR - National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) is a research institute created and funded by Government of India. It was established in Nagpur in 1958 with focus on water supply, sewage disposal, communicable diseases and to some extent on industrial pollution and occupational diseases found common in post-independent India. NEERI is a pioneer laboratory in the field of environmental science and engineering and part of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). NEERI has five zonal laboratories at Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai. NEERI falls under the Ministry of Science and Technology (India) of central government.
DIRECTOR: Rakesh Kumar