DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND WASTE RECYCLING
Brief Profile of the Department
Started in sixth plan period . The Department is supported by UGC, New Delhi and Tamil Nadu Govt. to carry out teaching , research and extension activities on socially relevant and emerging areas. The School of Energy offered M.Sc. and M. Phil in Energy Sciences till 2006.Now the School offers M.Sc. and M.Phil in Environmental Sciences which is interdisciplinary in nature. Presently, the department is involved in research related to waste water aquaculture and utilization of coir pith as soil less medium. It has also fabricated a medical waste incinerator working in LPG fuel with high running temperature. At present, active research is going on in bio-fuel production especially bio-diesel and bio-hydrogen production studies.