What are the specific functions of the Pollution Control Boards?

What are the specific functions of the Pollution Control Boards?
What are the specific functions of the Pollution Control Boards?

Functions of Central Pollution Control Board :

  • Advise the Central Government on matters relating to pollution.
  • Coordinate the activities of the State Boards.
  • Provide Technical assistance to the State Boards, carry out and sponsor investigations and research relating to control of pollution.
  • Plan and organize training of personnel.
  • Collect, compile and publish technical and statistical data, prepare manuals and code of conduct.
  • To lay down standards.
  • To plan nation wide programme for pollution control.
Functions of the State Pollution Control Boards:

  • To advise the State Government on matter relating to pollution and on siting of industries.
  • To plan programme for pollution control.
  • To collect and disseminate information.
  • To carry our inspection.
  • To lay down effluent and emission standards.
  • To issue consent to industries and other activities for compliance of prescribed emission and effluent standards.

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