Following Training programmes were conducted under the Center of Excellence:
Training Programme on Environmental Statistics with Special Reference to Water Accounting for Indian Statistical Service Officers
Madras School of Economics, Chennai, India.
Sep. 29 to Oct. 03, 2008
A five day training program was organized by Madras School of Economics on “Environmental Statistics with Special Reference to Water Accounting”, for the Indian Statistical Service (ISS) officers during September 29 – October 3, 2008. The training program primarily focused on environmental statistics pertaining to water sector. The training emphasized on economic analysis and introduced the ‘System of Environment-Economic Accounting for Water’ (SEEAW). Fifteen ISS officers from various central and state government departments attended the five-day training program. Almost an equal number of resource persons gave lectures during the course of the training program.
The program was inaugurated by Dr. Balaji, Chief Conservator of Forests & Member-Secretary, State Forest Commission.
Training Programme on
Environmental Economics for Government Officials Madras School of Economics, Chennai, India.
Nov. 29 to Dec. 3, 2004
The training programme on environmental economics for
government officials was held at Madras School of
Economics from November 29 - December 3, 2004. The
objective of the course was to acquaint the government
officials with the principles of environmental economics
and the potential applications in the formulation of
environmental policy. Participants were mainly from the
Ministry of Environment and Forests, Forest Service,
Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Boards. Local
participants were drawn from various agencies in Chennai
related to environmental management. 24 participants
attended the one week programme.
The programme was inaugurated by Dr.Zmarak Shalizi, Senior
Research Manager, World Bank. The lectures were broadly
divided into four sections: