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The Nagaland Pollution Control Board had been constituted under  The Water  (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act,1974. The functions as elicited under Section (17) of the Water Act, are executed by the Board.

In addition to the above, the board has responsibility under

i.                 The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act,1980.

ii.                The Environment (Protection ) Act,1986.

iii.                  Hazardous Waste ( Management and Handling) Rules,1989 as amended in 2000).

iv.                 Manufacture, storage and import of Hazardous Chemical Rule,1989( as amended in 2000).

v.                   Bio-Medical Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 1998.

vi.                 Recycled Plastics Manufacture and Usage Rules, 1999.

vii.                Municipal Solid Waste ( Management and Handling) Rules,2000.

viii.              Batteries (Management and Handling) Rules,2000.(Draft).


i.                     Inventorisation of Industries, Hospitals and Clinics in Nagaland.

ii.                   Setting up of a “C” Grade Laboratory at Dimapur.

iii.                  Study of Ground water of Dimapur.

iv.                 Ambient Air Quality monitoring .

v.                   Study of Solid Waste Management in Kohima town.