Some major projects brought to Neeri include the Kalpasar project in Gujarat and the famous Setusamudram project. He is associated with number of projects in EIRA including the country's leading nuclear power plant.
The interviews for the post were held on July 9 at Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). Six candidates, including Asha Juwarkar, head eco-restoration division of Neeri, were vying for the post. Wate, present head of the environmental impact and risk assessment (EIRA) division, as well as Chakrabarti, who were working as scientist 'G', have been elevated to scientist 'H' category.
The government has said that the Union Ministry of Shipping and Environment and Forests have ordered NEERI to conduct a detailed study on the annual phenomenon of tar balls surfacing along Goa’s coastline. Environment Minister Alexio Sequeira said the Goa government took up the issue with the Ministries of Shipping, besides Environment and Forests and the process has got underway. “The government.