NOC from Punjab State Pollution Control Board
The Punjab Pollution Control Board was established in 1975 by Punjab Government Notification No. 6186-BR II (4) 75/24146 dated 30.07.1975, following the passage of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974, in order to protect the wholesomeness of water. Following the passage of other environmental laws, the responsibility for enforcing the terms of those laws was delegated to the Punjab Pollution Control Board in the state of Punjab. The Parliament of India has created the following laws in order to have standard regulations across the country for broad environmental issues compromising the health and safety of our people as well as our flora and wildlife, as well as to prevent environmental degradation:
- The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act of 1974, as updated to the present day
- The 1977 Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Act
- The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act of 1981, as updated to the present day
The above-mentioned regulations have been enacted by the Punjab government in order to control environmental pollution in the state. Under the provisions of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986, the Government of India, Ministry of Environment and Forests, has also framed the following rules for the management of Hazardous Waste, Bio Medical Waste, Municipal Solid Waste, Recycled Plastic, Used Batteries, Control of Noise Pollution, and Ozone Layer Protection.
What are the objectives of PPCB?
Sustainable Development: - Sustainable development is a broad term that encompasses the need for economic progress while also taking into account environmental conservation and social equality. Controlling the prevention of natural resources is referred to as preventive.
Waste Management: Waste Management is an excellent way to safeguard the environment.
Consumer awareness: Consumer awareness can help reduce pollution by persuading the general people to use CFLs, paper bags, and public transportation instead of firecrackers, plastic bags, and other non-biodegradable products.
Compliance: In order to limit pollution in Punjab, the PPCB established specific criteria for companies and health care facilities.
What are the Functions of PPCB?
- Make recommendations to the Punjab government on any topic relating to the prevention and control of water and air pollution, as well as the improvement of air quality.
- Organize mass-media consumer education initiatives on the prevention and control of air and water pollution, as well as waste management.
- Collect, compile, and present technical and statistical data on air and water pollution.
- Establish standards for sewage and trade effluents, as well as emissions from industrial plants, autos, and health care facilities.
- To contribute to the development of new technologies for the treatment of sewage, industrial effluents, and control equipment.
- Issuance of consent certificates to various industries such as Red, Orange, Green, and White.
- Issuance of authorizations to companies and health care facilities in the categories of bio-medical waste authorization, hazardous waste management authorization, plastic waste authorization, battery waste authorization, and e-waste authorization.
Why PPCB NOC is important?
- For the formation of new industries or the continuation of established one.
- For the installation of a new or different electricity connections.
- For the installation of a new water connection or a change in an existing one.
- For acquiring a license from the Municipal Authority or renewing an existing one.
- To receive a police license or renew an eating house license to obtain a NOC from the Central Ground Water Authority (CGWA).
- Obtaining a letter of authorization from the Fire Department.
- For acquiring an International Trade License.
What are the Documents required to obtain NOC from PPCB?
- Pan card for Authorized Persons
- Aadhar card for Authorized Persons
- In the case of a Partnership/Company Authorization letter,
- the unit's Pan card is required (except Proprietorship)
- CA Site Plan /Naksha
- FSSAI Certificate for food industries
- Letter for overall project cost
- Ownership Documentation
- GST Certificate for Water Bills
Who are entitle to obtain the PPCB NOC?
So, the manufacturing units, Health care establishments, Traders, E-waste management entities, Solid waste management entities, Hazardous waste management entities, Battery waste management entities, Plastic waste management entities, Bio-medical waste management entities are eligible to apply for the NOC from Punjab.
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- Guidance in obtaining the NOC from SPCB
- Consultation from our professional team
- Drafting the application for NOC and regular monitoring with the Authority Concern
- Arranging and providing the required documents
- Delivering of License
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