Work Overview


The mission of the Pollution Monitoring Laboratory (PML) is to catalyze communities and NGOs to fight polluters across the country by supporting them with scientific proof and documentation of pollution and its health impacts.

It is an independent analytical, research and development laboratory that determines pesticide residues, conducts water quality analysis and ambient air monitoring.



video Food safety: Dangerously high levels of salt and fat in Indian junk food

A study by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has found dangerously high levels of salt and fat in Indian junk food. 

video How we tested the GM ingredients in packaged foods

Rajarshi Banerjee, laboratory head Centre for Science and Environment details the method GMOs in packaged foods.

video Findings of the study conducted by CSE on GM ingredients in foods

Amit Khurana, Programme Director Programme Director Food Safety & Toxins, Centre for Science and Environment, talks about the findings of the study on GM ingredients in foods.


The nutritional details on our food wrappers hide more than they reveal. India urgently needs regulations to warn consumers about harmful levels of salt, sugar and fat on product labels upfront

Gobar Times

A clean toilet is still a distant dream for kids


Food and Toxins

Working on AMR in Zambia

Given the complete curb on international travel and the attention of partner agencies in Zambia on the Covid-19 situation, the programme was able to still engage with key stakeholders