Aparna Lucknow, India 601 Questions 0 Answers 0 Best Answers 678 Points View Profile Aparna Asked: October 2, 20212021-10-02T20:59:01+05:30 2021-10-02T20:59:01+05:30In: GENERAL What is Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB)? What is Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB)? current affairsinternational organisation Share Facebook 1 Answer Recent Rahul 0 Questions 518 Answers 176 Best Answers 2k Points View Profile Rahul BRIGHT 2021-10-02T21:06:00+05:30Added an answer on October 2, 2021 at 9:06 pm Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) It is a statutory organization constituted under the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974. It was entrusted with the powers and functions under the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981. It serves as a fi eld formation and also provides technical services to the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) of the provisions of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986. Principal functions of the CPCB, as spelled out in the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974, and the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981, to ” Promote cleanliness of streams and wells in different areas of the States by prevention, control, and abatement of water pollution, and ” Improve the quality of air and to prevent, control, or abate air pollution in the country. It is led by its Chairman followed by the Member Secretary, and other members. The CPCB performs its various functions through the following nine major project budget heads. Pollution assessment (survey and monitoring). R&D and laboratory management. Development of standards and guidelines for industry-specifi c emissions and effl uent standards Training Information database management and library Pollution control technology Pollution control enforcement Mass awareness and publications Hazard waste management. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on WhatsApp Leave an answerCancel replyYou must login or register to add a new answer. Related Questions What is Pathalgadi? What is Bodo Accord?