Manipur Pollution Control Board

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T. Mangi Singh
Member Secretary

About Us

The Manipur Pollution Control Board (MPCB) is a statutory body constituted by the Government of Manipur under the provision of Section 4 of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and Section 5 of the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981. The aim of MPCB is to ensure that the people of the state breathe clean air, drink safe water, and live in healthy environment. In order to meet the objectives, MPCB has to address to the environmental problems associated with rapid urbanisation and the growth of small and medium scale industries in the state that will lead to pollution of water bodies, deterioration of air quality, unaesthetic and noisy surrounding, etc. if left unattended.

MPCB is mainly entrusted with the enforcement and implementation of the following Acts and Rules:

  • The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974
  • The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981
  • The Environment (Protection) Act, 1986
  • The Noise Pollution (Regulation and Control) Rules, 2010
  • The Hazardous and Other Wastes (Management and Transboundary Movement) Rules, 2016
  • The Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules, 2016
  • The Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016
  • The Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016
  • The E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2016.

The above Acts and Rules prescribe the main functions and duties of the State Pollution Control Board. MPCB is also required to carry out duties entrusted by the State Government, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, GOI, New Delhi and the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Delhi from time to time.

The following major activities were targeted thrust areas of MPCB:

  1. Air Laboratory Management and Monitoring of Air Quality
  2. Inventorisation/survey of Industrial Units in 16 districts for grant of Consent and authorization.
  3. Monitoring of Municipal Waste Landfill sites of 9 municipal councils.
  4. Inventorisation/monitoring and characterization of HW generating units in 16 districts.
  5. Inventorisation/monitoring and characterization of e-waste generating units in 16 districts.
  6. Water quality monitoring and assessment of rivers, ponds ground water, etc. of Manipur valley.
  7. Observation of World Environment Day, 2017 in 16 districts and other awareness programme.
  8. Inspection of Health Care Units in 16 districts.
  9. Legal Awareness of Environmental Acts and Rules.
  10. Monitoring/Checking of vehicular emissions in 16 districts and Awareness programme /drive on vehicular pollution & its control.
  11. Inventorisation and monitoring of plastic industries and enforcement of plastic rules
  12. Ambient noise pollution monitoring of markets, commercial areas, etc and during festivals in the urban areas
  13. Ambient noise level monitoring of industries, noise generating units, etc to assess compliance of standards.
  14. Research/investigation/study as required under CPCB guidelines.
  15. Inspection and survey of Hotels, Restaurants, Butcher shops, etc.
  16. Activities related in compliance with the directives of Hon’ble National Green Tribunal Principal Bench, Delhi and Eastern Zone, Kolkata.

Environmental Standards

The Manipur Pollution Control Board (MPCB) is a statutory body constituted by the Government of Manipur under the provision of Section 4 of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and Section 5 of the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981. The aim of MPCB is to ensure that the people of the state breathe clean air, drink safe water, and live in healthy environment. In order to meet the objectives, MPCB has to address to the environmental problems associated with rapid urbanisation and the growth of small and medium scale industries in the state that will lead to pollution of water bodies, deterioration of air quality, unaesthetic and noisy surrounding, etc. if left unattended.

MPCB is mainly entrusted with the enforcement and implementation of the following Acts and Rules:

  • The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974
  • The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981
  • The Environment (Protection) Act, 1986
  • The Noise Pollution (Regulation and Control) Rules, 2010
  • The Hazardous and Other Wastes (Management and Transboundary Movement) Rules, 2016
  • The Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules, 2016
  • The Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016
  • The Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016
  • The E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2016.

Monitoring Reports

The Manipur Pollution Control Board (MPCB) is a statutory body constituted by the Government of Manipur under the provision of Section 4 of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and Section 5 of the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981. The aim of MPCB is to ensure that the people of the state breathe clean air, drink safe water, and live in healthy environment. In order to meet the objectives, MPCB has to address to the environmental problems associated with rapid urbanisation and the growth of small and medium scale industries in the state that will lead to pollution of water bodies, deterioration of air quality, unaesthetic and noisy surrounding, etc. if left unattended.

MPCB is mainly entrusted with the enforcement and implementation of the following Acts and Rules:

  • The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974
  • The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981
  • The Environment (Protection) Act, 1986
  • The Noise Pollution (Regulation and Control) Rules, 2010
  • The Hazardous and Other Wastes (Management and Transboundary Movement) Rules, 2016
  • The Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules, 2016
  • The Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016
  • The Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016
  • The E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2016.

Consent to Managements

The Manipur Pollution Control Board (MPCB) is a statutory body constituted by the Government of Manipur under the provision of Section 4 of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and Section 5 of the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981. The aim of MPCB is to ensure that the people of the state breathe clean air, drink safe water, and live in healthy environment. In order to meet the objectives, MPCB has to address to the environmental problems associated with rapid urbanisation and the growth of small and medium scale industries in the state that will lead to pollution of water bodies, deterioration of air quality, unaesthetic and noisy surrounding, etc. if left unattended.

MPCB is mainly entrusted with the enforcement and implementation of the following Acts and Rules:

  • The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974
  • The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981
  • The Environment (Protection) Act, 1986
  • The Noise Pollution (Regulation and Control) Rules, 2010
  • The Hazardous and Other Wastes (Management and Transboundary Movement) Rules, 2016
  • The Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules, 2016
  • The Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016
  • The Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016
  • The E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2016.

Environment Protection Act

The Environment (Protection) Act was enacted in 1986 with the objective of providing for the protection and improvement of the environment. It empowers the Central Government to establish authorities [under section 3(3)] charged with the mandate of preventing environmental pollution in all its forms and to tackle specific environmental problems that are peculiar to different parts of the country. The Act was last amended in 1991.

Acts

No.29 of 1986, [23/5/1986] - The Environment (Protection) Act, 1986, amended 1991

Rules

S.O.844(E), [19/11/1986] - The Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986

Water Pollution

The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act was enacted in 1974 to provide for the prevention and control of water pollution, and for the maintaining or restoring of wholesomeness of water in the country. The Act was amended in 1988. The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Act was enacted in 1977, to provide for the levy and collection of a cess on water consumed by persons operating and carrying on certain types of industrial activities. This cess is collected with a view to augment the resources of the Central Board and the State Boards for the prevention and control of water pollution constituted under the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974. The Act was last amended in 2003.

Acts

Rules

Rules for water pollution

Notification

Notification for water pollution

Air Pollution

The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act was enacted in 1981 and amended in 1987 to provide for the prevention, control and abatement of air pollution in India.

Acts

Rules

Rules for air pollution

Notification

Notification for air pollution

Noise Pollution

Rules

The Noise Pollution (Regulation & Control) Rules, 2000

Assessment Report

Assessment of Noise Pollution in the State of Manipur

Gazette Notification

Notification for air pollution