Legislation and Regulations surrounding EIA process in India - Prof. Swaminathan (Retd) - IIT Madras CAG held a "Train the Trainers" program on the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process, held on 27.03.2015, at MSE, Chennai. The aim of the training programme was to educate local communities on the legal and regulatory aspects of EIA process, with specific focus on thermal power plants. The event was extremely successful as we had experts like Mr. L.V.Kuttiappan (Technical Consultant) and Prof. Swaminathan (Retd. IIT) give detailed presentations to explain the process. Dr. Sai Prasad, Deputy Chief Scientific Officer, Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board, was the chief guest at the event. Mr. T.K. Ramkumar, our legal consultant for the project, was also present.