The Nagaland Pollution Control Board has been empowered with the provisions of the following Acts & Rules

1 The Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1974
  The Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Rules, 1975
2 The Air (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1981
3 The Environment (Protection Act), 1986
  The Environment Protection Rules, 1986 (2000)
  The Hazardous Waste (Managaement & Handling) Rules, 1989 and its Amendments
  The Manufacture, Storage and Import of Hazardous Chemical Rules, 1989 and its Amendments
  The Manufacture, Use, Import, Export and Storage of Hazardous Micro-organism Genetically Engineered Organisms or Cells Rules, 1989
  The Bio-medical Wastes (Management & Handling) Rules, 1988, and its Amendments
  The Municipal Solid Wastes (Management & Handling) Rules, 2000
  The Recycled Plastics Manufacture and Usage Rules, 1999 and its Amendments
  The Noise Pollution (Regulation & Control) Rules, 2000
  The Batteries (Management & Handling) Rules, 2001
  Ozone Depleting Substances (Regulation) Rules, 2000
  Public Hearing


All efforts have been made to make this information as accurate as possible; the Nagaland Pollution Control Board will not be responsible for any loss to any person caused by inaccuracy in the information available on this Website. Relevant Official Gazettes may be consulted for accurate information. Any discrepancy found may be brought to our notice.

The details of the latest development regarding the Environmental Legislation can be obtained by visiting the site of Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of India website

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