Dioxin Research : K. P. Prathish » Milestones achieved

He is leading the Dioxin research and monitoring facility at CSIR- NIIST. A state of the art sophisticated dioxin analysis facility has been established at CSIR-NIIST under his leadership. The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has recommended CSIR- NIIST as a referral laboratory for dioxin analysis for environmental clearances. The emission factors of dioxins from open burning of municipal solid wastes is developed in India for the first time at CSIR- NIIST.