The Haryana State Pollution Control Board was constituted in the
year 1974 vide Haryana Government Notification No. 3677-P.W. IV
(4) 74/33298 dated 19.09.1974, after the enactment of Water
(Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 to preserve the
wholesomeness of water. Subsequently, with the enactment of other
environmental laws the responsibility to implement the provisions
of such laws was also entrusted to the Haryana State Pollution
Control Board in the State of Haryana.
order to have uniform laws, all over the country for broad
environmental issues endangering the health & safety of our people
as well as of our flora and fauna and also to check environmental
degradation, the Parliament of India has enacted the following
The aforesaid laws have been adopted by
the Govt. of Haryana to control environmental pollution in the
State. The Govt. of India, Ministry of Environment & 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 Protection of Ozone
Layer under the provisions of the Environment (Protection) Act,
Hazardous Waste (Management & Handling) Rules, 1989 as amended
Manufacture, Use, Import, Export and Storage of Hazardous Micro
Organisms Genetically Engineered Organisms Or Cells Rules, 1989
Manufacture, Storage and Import of Hazardous Chemical Rules,
1989 as amended to date
Public Liability Insurance Act, 1991
Bio-Medical Waste (Management & Handling) Rules, 1998
Recycled Plastics Manufacture, Sale & Usage Rules, 1998 as
amended to date
Municipal Solid Waste (Management & Handling) Rules, 2000
Noise Pollution (Regulation & Control) Rules, 2000
Ozone Depleting Substances (Regulation) Rules, 2000
Batteries (Management & Handling) Rules, 2001
State Pollution Control Board has been entrusted the task of
implementation of environmental laws in the State of Haryana.
Objective of Board
Strategy of Board
- Control pollution at the source with due regard to
techno-economic feasibility for liquid effluents as well as
- Ensure that natural waters are not polluted by discharge
of untreated city sewage.
- Maximize reuse / recycling of sewage and trade effluents
and to use the treated effluent on land for irrigation and for
industrial purpose after appropriate treatment.
- Minimize pollution control requirements by judicious
location of new industries and relocation of industries wherever
- The functions are directed towards the effective control
of water and air pollution and to maintain and restore the
quality of water for various designated uses of air.
- To take up highly polluting industries, highly polluted
areas of the State and highly polluted river stretches to be
dealt in on priority basis for control of pollution.
- To identify pollution sources and initiate follow up
action for abatement, prevention and control of pollution.
- To create awareness about environmental pollution by
educating the industry local authorities, and general public.
- To promote measures and assistance through incentives,
guidelines, development of cost effective technologies and
putting up demonstration plants.
- To persuade industry / local bodies to take preventive
measures for the control of pollution.
- To strengthen the capacities for pollution control
through training and laboratory development and strengthening of
manpower and infrastructure.