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The major objectives of the Board are cantered around the Pollution Control and the protection of the environmental quality with sustainable development These are outlined as under:

  1. Bring about all round improvement in the quality of the environment in the State by effective implementation of the laws.
  2. Control of pollution at source to the maximum extent possible with due regard to technological achievement and economic viability as well as sensitivity of the receiving environment. This objective is being fulfilled through laying down the disposal standards as well as gaseous emission standards.
  3. Identifications of sites and development of procedures and methods for the max reuse, recycle and then disposal of hazardous wastes.
  4. Maximization of re-use and re-cycle of sewage and trade effluent on land for irrigation and for industrial purpose after giving appropriate treatment and thereby economizing and saving on the use of water. The practice also helps in stopping pollution of water due to reduction in discharges of waste into water bodies and the receiving body
  5. Minimization of adverse effect of pollution by selecting suitable locations for the establishment of new industrial projects/estate.
  6. Co-ordination with other agencies of the State Government and local authorities to encourage the Common Effluent Treatment Plants and Treatment Stabilization Disposal Facilities BMWF, CHWIF, e-waste recycling facilities.
  7. Close co-ordination and rapport with educational institutions, non government organizations, Industries Associations, Government organizations, etc. to create environmental awareness and make ready the work force of tomorrow to handle the environmental load is the right manner.

Shri Vijaybhai R. Rupani

Hon'ble Chief Minister, Gujarat State

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Shri Nitinbhai Patel

Hon'ble Deputy Chief Minister, Gujarat State

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Shri Shankarbhai Chaudhary

Hon'ble State Minister, Environment, Govt. of Gujarat

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Test data Now commonly known as GPCB - Gujarat Pollution Control Board, was constituted by Government of Gujarat on 15th October, 1974 in accordance with the provision of the Water Act, 1974. The GPCB continued its efforts towards environment related better pollution control and improved management. Several critical issues in the field of environment are being

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Shri Arvind Agrawal, IAS

Chairman, GPCB Govt. of Gujarat

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