C.P.R. Environmental Education Centre is a Centre of Excellence of the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Government of India, established jointly by the Ministry and the C.P. Ramaswami Aiyar Foundation.
The Centre has been set up to increase consciousness and knowledge about the environment and the major environmental problems facing the country today. It has been conducting a variety of programmes to spread awareness and interest among the public, including, teachers, students, voluntary workers, educators, farmers, women and youth, on all aspects of the environment and ecology, with the purpose of promoting conservation of nature and natural resources.
- To increase knowledge, awareness and interest among the public about the environment in all its aspects
- To develop resource materials for environment education and awareness raising
- To conduct training programmes for a wide cross-section of people.
- To take up environmental projects for demonstration and research