The Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency (TEDA) is inviting comments and inputs for its Draft Tamilnadu Solar Energy Policy-2018 under which it has set a target of 8,884 MW by the year 2022, when the Government of India wants to achieve an installed capacity of 100 GW of solar power.

Tamil Nadu, which has long been delaying setting up the District Mineral Foundation, has finally notified the institution and has framed the rules to govern the body. The DMF would ensure that a part of the royalty received by the Central and State governments is earmarked for developing areas affected by mining activities.

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister unveiled the State Environment Policy 2017 which has among its goals measures to tackle the impact of climate change.

The State of Environment Report of Tamil Nadu provides the general profile of the State’s biophysical and socio-economic conditions. It is well known that unsustainable living styles have contributed to environmental degradation.

This automobile policy will focus on further development and consolidation of automobile and components industry where Tamil Nadu enjoys a comparative advantage and to strengthen this industry as a key driver of economic growth.

This new policy released by the Government of Tamil Nadu is designed to facilitate new biotech companies to come to the state by creating an enabling environment. Read the text.

This Industrial Policy 2014 announced by the Tamil Nadu government focuses on infrastructure, skill and industrial development and is aimed at strengthening the state as a manufacturing hub, and attracting incremental investments of over 10 per cent every year in the sector.

The second phase of the Tamil Nadu Vision 2023 Document contains reports on the sector strategy approach and profiles of infrastructure projects proposed for implementation in the identified sectors.

This draft Tamil Nadu State Action Plan on Climate Change defines the overarching climate response framework at the state government level to reduce vulnerability, reduce hazards and exposure and increase capacity to cope with unforeseen events, while articulating flexible sector specific response strategies and actions keeping in mind the overall Vision. Read full text.

The main focus of the State of Environment Report, Chennai (SoER, Chennai) is to provide the baseline environment data, which will aid in the formulation of an appropriate policy for environmental management.