About Jammu & Kashmir Pollutin Control :

     The J&K State Pollution Control Board was created vide order no.34 of 1987 Dt.03.08.1987. (vide SRO 88) under the provision of the Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1974. The Board has been performing its duties assigned to it under the provisions of the Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and under the Air (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1981. Additional responsibilities were assigned to the Board for enactment of Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 ( EPA). The EPA had a large domain of regulatory and developmental function in the area of Environment Management which is an umbrella Act and various Rules made under this Act from time to time covering the various facets of Pollution. Rules under Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 and EP Rules, besides 1974 Water Act and 1981 Air Act.
Various responsibilities have been assigned to the JKSPCB under the EP Act. An illustrative list of specific Rules which have been notified by the Govt. of India/ State Govt. for which JKSPCB has been charged with the responsibility of implementation , is given as under :-

  1. Implementation of Hazardous Waste (Management & Handling) Rules, 1989 as amended in 2003.
  2. Implementation of Bio-Medical Waste (Management & Handling) Rules, 1989 as amended in 2000.
  3. Implementation of Plastic Manufacture, Sale & Usage Rules, 1999 as amended in 2003.
  4. Implementation of Battery Rules, 2000.
  5. Implementation of Municipal Solid Waste (Management & Handling) Rules, 2000.
  6. Implementation of Ozone Depleting Substances Rules, 2000.
  7.   Click here to Visit www.jkpcb.nic.in (Official jkpcb site)

    Address & Contact Details:

    Board Office :
    &K State Pollution Control Board,
    Parivesh Bhawan,
    Forest Complex,
    transport Nagar, Jammu (J&K)
    Telephone Nos:- 0191-2476925, 2476927

    Quick Links:

    1 http://jkspcb.nic.in/Content/EnvironmentalLaw.aspx?id=4 Environmental Act & Rule
    2 http://www.cpcb.nic.in/ Central Pollution Control Board
    3 http://jkspcb.nic.in/Modules.aspx?Mod_ID=4 Content Status
    4 http://jkspcb.nic.in/Content/ConsentManagement.aspx?id=3 Constent Management
    5 http://jkspcb.nic.in/Content/GuidelinesE-Waste.aspx?id=336 Guidance to implement Industrie Waste
    6 http://jkspcb.nic.in/Content/Details.aspx?id=238 Details of RTI Officer
    7 http://jkspcb.nic.in/Content/Contactus.aspx?id=202/ Contact Details

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