About West Bengal Pollutin Control Board :
West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) is a statutory authority entrusted to implement environmental laws and rules within the jurisdiction of the state of West Bengal, India. WBPCB was constituted immediately after the enactment of the first major environmental legislation of the country, the Water (Prevention and Control of Water Pollution) Act, 1974. During its twenty-eight years of life, the Board tried its best to ensure proper implementation of the statutes, judicial and legislative pronouncements and to fulfill the needs of the people. Initially set up to implement the provisions of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974, subsequently, WBPCB was given the responsibility of implementing a series of other environmental Acts and Rules. At present, the Board implements the provisions of following environmental Acts and Rules within West Bengal:
1. Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and Rules made thereunder 2. Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 and Rules made thereunder 3. Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Act, 1977 and Rules made thereunder 4. Public Liability Insurance Act, 1991 and Rules made thereunder.
Address & Contact Details:
Board Office :
West Bengal Pollution Control Board Paribesh Bhavan, 10A, Block-L.A Sector III, Salt Lake City, Calcutta - 700 098.
|1||http://www.wbpcb.gov.in/html/activities.shtml#IPC||Industrial Pollution Control|
|3||http://www.wbpcb.gov.in/html/activities.shtml#RPM||Recycled Plastic Managment|
|4||http://www.wbpcb.gov.in/html/activities.shtml#NPMC||Noise Pollution Monitoring and Control|
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