Puducherry Pollution Control Committee (PPCC) has been functioning since 1.4.1992 in U.T. of Puducherry. It is a statutory body in the Department of Science, Technology & Environment. PPCC realized the importance of protecting the fragile ecosystem of the U.T. and enforcing the provisions of Rules and Acts pertaining to environment protection. PPCC in collaboration with private entrepreneur and other stakeholders trying to find sustainable solution by establishing Common facility. PPCC encourages industry to shift the conventional technology to Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) in order to minimize the green house gases and mitigate on going climate changes. PPCC is not only adopting command and control policy but also provide consultancy, advocacy and disseminating of best practicing technology.
- PPCC is also acting as host organization for Environmental Information System (ENVIS), Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change sponsored project.
- PPCC organize various environment awareness program in collaboration with the NGOs like conduct of World Environment Day, observation of Earth hour etc.
- PPCC conduct public hearing for project cover under Environment Protection Act 1986.