In accordance to the provisions of the Section 22 of the Biological Diversity Act, 2002 the present Tamil Nadu Biodiversity Board was constituted by Government Order (Ms) No. 14 Environment and Forests (FR.5) department dated 31.01.2017 and consists of the following members:

Sl.No Name & Designation
1 Hon'ble Minister (Forests) of Tamil Nadu Chair Person
2 Principal Secretary to Government, Environment and Forests Department Ex-officio Member
3 Secretary to Government, Agriculture Department Ex-officio Member
4 Secretary to Government, Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries Department Ex-officio Member
5 Principal Chief Conservator of Forests Ex-officio Member
6 Principal Chief Conservator of Forests and Chief Wildlife Warden Ex-officio Member
7 Dr. D. Narasimhan, Associate Professor, Department of Botany, Centre for Floristic Research Madras Christian College, Tambaram, Chennai 600 059. Member
8 Mr. K Chidambaram, IFS, (Retd), Former Principal Chief Conservator of Forests and Chief Project Director (TBGP) Member
9 Mr. T. S Srinivasa Murthy, IFS, (Retd), Former Principal Chief Conservator of Forests &Chairman,Arasu Rubber Corporation Member
10 Dr. C.P Raj Kumar Nalam Hospital, Lake Road, Sriram Nagar, Theni - 625531 Member
11 Mrs. JayashreeVencatesan, Care Earth Trust, Chennai Member

The tenure of the Non-Official Members will be three years from the date of issue of the Government Order