Environment Protection Training and Research Institute (EPTRI) was set up in 1992 as an independent registered society by the Government of Andhra Pradesh with assistance from the Government of India. The State also provided bilateral assistance for technical collaboration between EPTRI and the Swedish International Development Co-operation Agency (Sida).
EPTRI - a state of the art organisation is abreast of wide-ranging concerns regarding environmental conservation and protection from ozone depletion, climate change, integrated environmental strategies to clean development mechanisms. It endeavours to create awareness among communities, civil societies, Government Organizations, NGOs and other stakeholders. It strives to achieve poverty alleviation through employment generation, human development and sustainable environment management.