OUR VISION
To Work towards creation of an environment of quality that permits a life of dignity and well-being.

OUR MISSION
Our mission is to provide world class training on environmental management, to provide consultancy services for a cleaner environment and to undertake research on environmental policy and become a centre of excellence. 

OUR ORIGINS
Environment Management and Policy Research Institute (EMPRI) has been setup to be a pioneering institute for imparting training and providing consultancy on environmental issues. EMPRI (earlier ETI- Environmental Training Institute) had been setup in 1996 under DANIDA assistance and has already earned a name as a premier training institute in India with ISO 9000 certification. EMPRI is, in other words, restructured ETI and hence has have tremendous training potential.

OUR CHARTER
TRAINING
Training is the core objective of EMPRI. The institute will undertake training of State Pollution Control Board officials, representatives of the industry, NGO's, representatives of the municipal bodies, hospital administrators and employees, public sector employees as well as government employees.

EMPRI will undertake training not only from its campus in Bangalore, but it will also moderate training from various satellite training centres which have been identified by it.  EMPRI has the capacity to conduct training wherever the need arises, in any part of the country.

EMPRI will run three main courses:

  1. A six month certification/diploma course for pollution Control Equipment Operators

  2. A Six month diploma/certificate course for those who run Environmental Management System (EMS) in industries and

  3. A one week seminar for policy makers.

Besides this, it will run its regular courses, a list of which is given in the next page.

EMPRI has on its rolls dedicated resource persons who have been trained in India and abroad as trainers. It has also identified eminent part-time resource persons whose services will be utilized as per the training needs. These part time trainers would be from academic institutions, NGOs, PCBs, Government organizations and industries. Field visits would complement class-room training. EMPRI has networked with eminent academic institutes, which will result in imparting quality training.

EIA STUDIES
EMPRI will undertake on a selective basis, Environmental Impact Assessment studies. Well qualified consultants would be used for such studies.

CLEAN TECH NETWORK
Cleaner technology is a strong concern of EMPRI and hence it will provide consultancy apart from creating awareness about minimizing waste. It will suggest alternate technology for waste re-use and treatment. Clean Tech centre will work in close liaison with several Cleaner Production centres in the country.

TURNKEY CONSULTANCY WING
Consultancy would be a major wing of EMPRI. The institute will take up any type of consultancy work on turnkey basis, including technical verification.

ISO 14000 CERTIFICATION
In association with its affiliate organizations EMPRI will take up ISO 14000 certification and consultancy.

NETWORKING
EMPRI has networked several renowned institutions involved in training and consultancy in environmental issues, thereby having access to world class resources.

PUBLICATIONS
EMPRI would publish, from time to time, books, journals, pamphlets to further the cause of environment protection in Kannada and English.

LABORATORY
EMPRI has access to all the laboratories of KSPCB situated across Karnataka.

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