About C.P.R. Environmental Education Centre Environmental Laboratory (CPREECEL)
C.P.R. Environmental Education Centre (CPREEC) is a Centre of Excellence of the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEF&CC), Government of India, established jointly by the Ministry and the C.P. Ramaswami Aiyar Foundation. The Centre has been a pioneer in environmental education efforts in South India and has conducted a variety of programmes to spread awareness and interest among the masses. They focus on biodiversity conservation, water conservation, waste management, women and environment. They promote environmental awareness among schools, grass-root level organization and the general public. They aim at strengthening capacities of educators and practioners (teachers, local NGOs) in the field on environmental education by providing technical support and educational resources the strength lies in its highly qualified professionals, technicians and well equipped environmental divisions with state-of-the-art equipment.