State Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA)

State Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA) and State Expert Appraisal Committee (SEAC), Puducherry are independent bodies functioning under the Department of Science, Technology and Environment, Puducherry. It is responsible for implementing EIA Notification, 2006 and granting Prior Environmental Clearance (EC) for projects falling under category "B" of schedule in the said Notification. SEAC assists the SEIAA in technical evaluation of project proposal and making suitable recommendations for granting EC. Both the Bodies consists of Chairman, Member Secretary and Members who are subject experts / professionals in the field of Environment and other relevant areas.