Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB)

Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) Logo

Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (தமிழ்நாடு மாசு கட்டுப்பாடு வாரியம்) Contact details, How to register for Open House Session?


Corporate Office: Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board,
76, Mount Salai,
Guindy, Chennai – 600 032

Phone: 044 – 22353134 – 139; Toll Free Number for Complaints: 18004256750

Fax: 044 – 22353068

Open Hours: Monday, Wednesday – Saturday: 9.30am – 7.30pm
Tuesday: 9.30am – 6.00pm
Sunday: Closed

Email: grievance@tnpcb.gov.in

Website: tnpcb.gov.in/

Map: View location here.

How to reach Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) by Bus / Metro / Taxi?

By BusMetroTaxi
  • Halda: 23V, 29NET, 45A, 51B, 51BET, 51D, 51J, 119, 119G, 570, 570B, 570C, 570P, 570T, 570V, 570X, A51, D51ET, D70, D70CT, D70X, E51, M51, M51D, M51V, M70.
  • Guindy Race Course: 23V, 29NET, 45A, 51B, 51BET, 51D, 51J, 119, 119G, 570, 570B, 570C, 570P, 570T, 570V, 570X, A51, D51ET, D70, D70CT, D70X, E51, M51, M51D, M51V, M70, S97 FS.
  • Post Office Bus Stop
  • Ashok Nagar: 5E, 553W
  • Guindy Metro Railway Station
  • Little Mount: Blue Line, SAP-SWN, SWN-SAP
  • Saidapet Metro: Blue Line, SAP-SWN, SWN-SAP
  • Alandur: Blue Line, Green Line, Inter Corridor, SAP-SCC, SAP-SCM, SAP-SWN, SCC-SAP, SCC-SMM, SMM-SCC, SMM-SCM, SWN-SAP 
  • Singledroptaxi
  • Manjoo Cabs
  • Matthew Cab
  • Yoyo Cabs
  • View TNPCB Corporate / Monitoring / District / AEE / Flying Squad / Laboratory / Website Information Manager Contact details

    Functions of TNPCB

    1. Plan comprehensive programme for the prevention, control and abatement of water and air pollution.
    2. Advise the State Government on any matter concerning the prevention, control of water & air pollution.
    3. Collect / disseminate information relating to water and air pollution.
    4. Inspect sewage and trade effluent treatment plants for their effectiveness and review plans, specifications for corrective measures.
    5. Inspect industrial plants or manufacturing process, any control equipment and to give directions.
    6. To inspect air pollution control areas for the purpose of assessment of quality of air therein and to take steps for the prevention, control or abatement of air pollution in such areas.
    7. To evolve best economically viable treatment technology for sewage and trade effluents.
    8. Collect samples of sewage and trade effluents and emissions of air pollutants and to analyze the same for specific parameters.
    9. Collaborate with Central Pollution Control Board in organizing the training of persons engaged or to be engaged in programme relating to prevention, control or abatement of water and air pollution and to organise mass education programme relating thereto.
    10. Perform such other functions as may be prescribed by the State Government or Central Pollution Control Board.

    TNPCB Library

    TNPCB Library was established in November 1989. At present the library has a collection of above 11,988 Books and Reports. Collections are classified under Dewey decimal classification.

    Membership Fees

    Student Monthly – Rs. 30.00
    Annual Rs. 75.00
    Individual Annual – Rs. 100.00

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    1. In case of retrieve OCMMS userid and password, send first page of latest Consent Order Copy and Email & Mobile number(to be updated to get new password) to this Mail Id: tnocmms@tnpcb.gov.in

    2. Toll Free Number for Complaints: 18004256750

    3. For Online Complaint please visit: https://tnpcb.gov.in/pcbolgprs and Download Mobileapp(Android & iphone) in playstore: TNPCB OLGPRS

    4. Environmental Pollution complaints mail to: grievance@tnpcb.gov.in

    5. For any queries related to OCMMS & other TNPCBOnline Logins portals Mail to: tnocmms@tnpcb.gov.in and Contact Number: 8056042168 (Thiru.Sridhar A.E) & 7338897138 (Thiru.Muralidharan AEE)

    6. Help Desk Open Hours: Daily from 10:00 A.M. to 06:00 P.M.

    <strong>How to register / participate in TNPCB Open House Session?</strong>

    Open House Session, is an interaction session conducted by TNPCB, in which any person can participate by visiting the office of TNPCB with or without prior information to discuss with the officials of TNPCB regarding their grievances related to pollution / consent application / views and suggestions in respect of environment protection.

    When was the Open House Session conducted?

    It will be conducted at the Corporate Office, Zonal offices and District offices on 5th of every month at 11.00 A.M to enable the participants to express their grievances / suggestions / views. If 5th happens to be a holiday, the session will be held on the next working day.

    How to register & participate in TNPCB Open House Session

    1. Visit Open House Session
    2. Enter the Name (as in Aadhaar), Address
    3. Enter Aadhaar Number
    4. Enter the Phone Number & Email Id
    5. Select the Purpose / Date of Visit

    How to track your Complaints in TNPCB?

    Enter the Aadhaar / Petition Number and Submit.

    How to track your Complaints in TNPCB

    How can a TNPCB Member join Open House Session?

    How can a TNPCB Member join Open House Session


    S.No Name of the Recyclers Phone Number Email Capacity (Tonnes/Annum) Authorisation Validity
    1 M/s. Enviro Metals Recyclers Private
    S.No. 104 and 106, Ezichur
    Tk,Kancheepuram District.
    9789968030 anbu@ensenviro.com 1200 T/Annum 03.12.2024
    Plot No. A18, SIPCOT Industrial Growth
    Centre, Oragadam,Sriperumbudur
    Taluk, Kancheepuram Dist.
     9500064318 & 9176755506 kishorekumar.s@tes-amm.net 30000 T/Annum 31.03.2026
    3 M/s. Victory Recovery and Recycle
    Technologies India Private Limited,
    S.F.No. Kannur Village, Tiruvallur Taluk
    & District.
    9444917895 ravimangalam@victoryrecovery.in 312 T/Annum 31.03.2027
    4 M/s. Virogreen India Pvt. Ltd, No.297/1B2, No.49, Pappankuppam Village, SR Kandigai Road, Gummidipoondi Taluk, Tiruvallur601201. Contact: Email: selvam@virogreen.in 9940615444 selvam@virogreen.in 15000 T/Annum 01.03.2027
    No.A5/4,Cheyyar Sipcot Industrial
    Park, Kunnavakkam Village, Cheyyar
    Taluk, Tiruvannamalai District – 631
    549 T/Annum 31.03.2028
    6 M/s.AER Worldwide india Pvt Ltd
    No.774,Elandandheri village, near
    Manali New Town, Chennai – 600103.
    6000 T/Annum 31.03.2028


    What is pollution fee?

    • A pollution charge is a fee based on the quantity of pollutants that are discharged into the environment.

    Where I can report about pollution?

    How many pollution control boards are there in Tamil Nadu?

    • It functions with Head Office at Chennai, 8 Zonal offices and 38 District offices.

    How to complain Air pollution in Tamil Nadu?

    What will be the cost of PUC (Pollution Under Control Certificate) in Tamil Nadu?

    • The cost depends on the type of vehicle and fuel type. It usually ranges from Rs. 60 to Rs. 100.

    What is the cost for PUC Certificate?

    • For bike: ₹80
    • For 4 Wheeler: ₹120 (at some places people take ₹30-₹50 extra).

    If you have not a valid PUC Certificate, what to do?

    • If you have not a valid PUC Certificate than the fine is ₹10000/-

    Validity of PUC

    • The new vehicle’s PUC validity is one year, after it has to checked every six months.

    Documents required for Vehicle PUC certificate 

    • Vehicle registration number.
    • PUC certificate serial number.
    • Date of the emission test.
    • PUC certificate validity date.
    • Emission level reading of the vehicle.

    How long is PUCC valid in Tamil Nadu?

    • 1 year after registration. The PUCC is valid for six months and owners are expected to renew it by with emission tests at recognised centres.

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