Awards and Recognitions

Green Campus Awards

Anna University has been recognized as District Green Champion for Chennai District, Tamil Nadu for implementing the Swachta Action Plan, adopted and implemented best practices in the areas of Sanitation, Hygiene, Waste management, Water Management, Energy Management and Greenery Management.

Green Champion Award

THE World University Rankings Anna University has secured 7th Rank in Clean and Water Sanitation.

Dr.R Velraj Tamil Nadu Scientist Award (TANSA) 2014 (Environmental Science)" by Government of TamilNadu - Received from Hon'ble Minister for Higher Education, in the year 2017

Contributions to Government- SDGs

  • Establishing/Strengthening the State Climate Change Centre/Cell under NMSKCC (SCCC-NMSKCC) in the State of Tamil Nadu” jointly with Department of Environment, Govt. of TamilNadu
  • Development and supporting of exclusive climate change knowledge management web portal for Tamil Nadu State
  • Collaborated with Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu for the preparation of Tamil Nadu State Action Plan on Climate Change(TNSAPCC) 2.0
  • Provided inputs, suggestions and comments for improvising the TNSAPCC 2.0 as CCCDM being a nodal agency for Climate Change - Knowledge management cell
  • Thematic workshop based on the Study on the impact of Extreme Climate Changes affecting rural communities live in Coastal Panchayats of Tamil Nadu
  • The impacts due to climate change on coastal communities along with sector-wise adaptation & mitigation strategies were disseminated to the public, community leaders and field level officers in various government departments.
  • Ministry of Civil Aviation has given a conditions exemption for Drones to be utilized for locust control on 21st May 2020
  • Anna University have a MoU with University of Kentucky
  • From Department of Mathematics, Anna University, Dr. L. Jones Tarcius Doss,, elected as fellow of ""The Academy of Sciences, Chennai, Tamilnadu.s Doss, Elected as fellow of The Academy of Sciences, Chennai, Tamilnadu Dr. G. Sethuraman, is president of Academy of Discrete Mathematics and Applications."
  • Director, IES is Member of State Bio-fuel Development Board, a member of governing body of Tamilnadu Energy Development “
  • The Centre for Climate Change involved in the preparation of Tamil Nadu State Action Plan on Climate Change version 2.0 based on SDG.