ABOUT BOARD

Protection of Environment

About Board
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The function of the Board is to enforce the provisions of the following Acts, Rules and Directives issued by the Authorities from time to time.
  • The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974
  • The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Act, 1977
  • The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981
    • The Environment Protection Act, 1986, various relevant Rules notified thereof:
    • The Hazardous Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 1989;
    • The Manufacture, Storage and Import of Hazardous Chemicals Rules, 1989;
    • The Coastal Zone Regulation -Declaration Notification, 1991;
    • The Environmental Clearance [including EIA - Environment, Impact Assessment] for expansion/modernisation of activity or new projects Procedure Notification, 1994;
    • The Environment Public Hearing Rules, 1997;
    • The Bio-Medical Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 1998;
    • The Rules for the Manufacture, Use, Import, Export and Storage of Hazardous micro-organism
    • Genetically Engineered Organism Cell, 1989;
    • Plastics Manufacture, Sale & Usage Rules-1999 as amended 2003;
    • Utilisation of Fly Ash - Notification of Directions, 1999;
    • The Noise Pollution (Regulation and Control) Rules, 2000;
    • The Ozone Depleting Substances (Regulation and Control) Rules, 2000;
    • The Municipal Solid Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2000; and
    • The Batteries (Management & Handling) Rules, 2001
  • The Environmental Audit Scheme, 1996.
  • The Public Liability Insurance Act, 1991.
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  • India Gov
  • GCPC gujarat
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  • State Environment Impact Assesment Authority
  • Minister of Envirnment and Forests
  • FORESTS & ENVIRONMENT DEPARTMENT
  • Central Pollution Control Board