CSIR-NEERI Zonal Laboratory, Hyderabad was established in the year 1960 and was the first zonal laboratory started by CSIR-NEERI. The focus of the Hyderabad Zonal Laboratory (HZL) is to identify, predict and assess the significance of environmental and social effects of any developmental activity on air, water, noise levels, land use and ecology. It also provides input and advice on mitigation options, monitoring measures to prevent, reduce or remedy significant adverse impacts on the environment including coastal/marine environment.


The thrust areas of research and consultancy include:

  • Indoor/outdoor air quality monitoring, modelling and management
  • Emission inventory and air pollution control
  • Study of industrial odour
  • Water/wastewater/sewage/ treatment
  • Common effluent treatment plants
  • Marine and terrestrial environmental monitoring, assessment and management  
  • Municipal solid waste management
  • Waste minimisation & Cleaner technology options
  • Off-site emergency preparedness/Disaster management plan

Contact Address:

CSIR-NEERI Zonal Laboratory
IICT Campus, Tarnaka
Phone : 040-27160441(O)
Fax : 040-27160639
Email: hzl@neeri.res.in