BUDGET ESTIMATE OF HARYANA STATE POLLUTION CONTROL BOARD FOR THE FINANCIAL YEAR 2013-2014.
As required under section 38 of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974, Board shall prepare its Budget in respect of the ensuing financial year, showing the estimated receipt and expenditure and shall submit the same to the State Govt.
All over the country State Pollution Control Boards are striving to organize measures to achieve the objective of pollution free environment. The Haryana State Pollution Control Board is also charged with the responsibility of prevention and control of Pollution of Water, Air, Noise, Hazardous Waste, Bio-Medical Waste, Solid Waste, Plastic Carry Bags, E-waste, Battery Rules etc. in the State. Therefore, attempt has been made to present the Budget to achieve the overall objectives as enshrined in the Water, Air, Noise Act, Hazardous Waste Management Act and Bio-Medical Waste Act.
Estimated Receipts during the year 2013-2014 will be Rs. 4570.00 lac against the estimated Receipts of Rs.4535.00 lac of the previous year 2012-2013. The Receipts on account of Consent Fee (Water & Air) is estimated to Rs. 1400.00 lac against the provision of Rs.1300.00 lac during the year 2012-2013. Similarly, the receipt on account of Appeal/Authorization/Public Hearing/NOC Fee is anticipated to Rs. 550.00 lac against the provision of Rs. 755.00 lac during the year 2012-2013 and Cess fee is estimated (to be reimbursement by Government of India) to Rs. 700.00 lac for the financial year 2013-2014 against provision of Rs.700.00 lac during the year 2012-2013. The overall increase in the above said fees will be due to covering more new Industries under Pollution Acts in the State. The details of estimated receipts and expenditure are given as perAnnexure ‘A’ and 'B'.
Note:- A separate proposal regarding strengthening of the HSPCB by creation of additional Offices/posts and other related office infrastructure has been approved by the Board and is under active consideration of State Government. In addition, a proposal for strengthening of laboratories infrastructure was approved by the Board in its meeting held on 07.09.2009, which has already been sent to Central Pollution Control Board for financial support.
EXPENDITURE HEAD :
A provision of Rs. 4570.00 lac has been made under the expenditure head against the expenditure for the year 2012-2013 of Rs.4535.00 lac.
1. Under Head Salaries:- An amount of Rs.1650.00 lac has been provided during this year as against provision of Rs.1615.00 lac during the year 2012-2013. This increase of Rs.35.00 lac is due to the reason of enhancement of D.A., annual increment during the year 2013-2014.
2. Since the office building at Sonepat and a residential complex for Board’s employees at Panchkula is planned to be constructed, and plot for Panipat Laboratory is to be purchased during this year an amount of Rs. 600.00 lac has been provided in the Budget for the year 2011-12. The detail is at Annexure ‘B’