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Intro .-GSR 712(E), dated 18th. November, 1982

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 53 of Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 (14 of 1981), the Central Government in consultation with the Central Board for the Prevention and Control of Water Pollution hereby makes the following rules, namely: –

CHAPTER I : PRELIMINARY

1. Short title and commencement.-(1) These rules may be called the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Rules, 1982.

(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. Definitions.-In these rules, unless the context otherwise requires:

(a) “Act” means the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981;

(b) “Chairman” means the Chairman of the Central Board;

(c) “form” means a form set out in the Schedules;

(d) “meeting” means a meeting of the Central Board or a meeting of committee constituted by the Central Board;

(e) “member-secretary” means the member-secretary of the Central Board;

(f) “Schedule” means a Schedule appended to these rules;

(g) “section” means a section of the Act;

(h) “year” means the financial year commencing on the lst day of April;

(i) words and expressions not defined in these rules but defined in the Act shall have the meaning assigned to them in the Act.

CHAPTER II : PROCEDURE FOR TRANSACTION OF BUSINESS OF THE BOARD AND ITS COMMITTEES

10. Order of business.-(1) At any meeting business shall be transacted in the order in which it is entered in the agenda circulated to the members under sub-rule (3) of rule 3.

(2) Either at the beginning of the meeting or after the conclusion of the debate on a motion during the meeting, the Chairman or presiding officer or a member may suggest a change in the order of business as entered in the agenda and if the majority of the members present agree, the Chairman or presiding officer shall agree to such a change.

11. Procedure for transaction of business of committees constituted by the Board under sub-section (1) of section 11.-(1) The time and place of the meeting of a committee constituted by the Central Board under sub-section (1) of section 11 shall be as specified by the Chairman of the committee.

(2) Provisions of Chapter 2 of the rules shall as far as practicable, apply to the meeting of the committee constituted under section 11.

CHAPTER III : ALLOWANCES

12. Allowances.-A member of a committee other than a member of the Board shall be paid an allowance of rupees fifty if he is a resident of Delhi and rupees seventy-five (inclusive of daily allowance) and also travelling allowance at such rate as is admissible to a Grade I officer of the Central Government in the case of non-resident, for each day of the actual meeting of the committee which he attends:

PROVIDED that in case of a member of Parliament who is also a member of the Central Board, the said daily and travelling allowances will be admissible when the Parliament is not in session and on production of a certificate by the member that he has not drawn any such allowance for the same journey and halts from any other government source.

CHAPTER IV : TEMPORARY ASSOCIATION OF PERSONS WITH THE CENTRAL BOARD

13. Manner and purpose of association of persons with the Central Board under sub-section (1) of section 12.-The Central Board may invite any person whose assistance or advice is considered useful in performing any of its functions, to participate in the deliberations of any of its meetings or the meetings of a committee formed by it.

CHAPTER V : BUDGET OF THE CENTRAL BOARD

15. Form of budget estimates under section 34.-(1) The form in which and time within which the budget may be prepared and provided and forwarded to the government shall be as provided in Forms I, II, III and IV of Schedule I.

(2) The estimated receipts and expenditures shall be accompanied by the revised budget estimates for the current year.

(3) The budget shall, as far as may be, based on the account heads specified in Schedule II.

CHAPTER VI : ANNUAL REPORT OF THE CENTRAL BOARD

16 Form of annual report under section 35.-The annual report in respect of the year last ended giving a true and full account of the activities of the Central Board during the previous financial year shall contain the particulars specified in Schedule III and shall be submitted to the Central Government by 15th of May each year.

CHAPTER VII : ACCOUNT OF THE CENTRAL BOARD

17. Form of annual statement of accounts of the Central Board under section 36.-The annual statement of accounts of the Central Board shall be in Forms V to IX.

SCHEDULE I
FORM I
CENTRAL POLLUTION CONTROL BOARD
Detailed Budget Estimates for the Year 19…
Rule 15
ADMINISTRATION
(Expenditure)

Heads Of accountActuals for the past three years 19… 19…. 19…Sanctioned estimate for the current year 19…Actuals of last six months, i.e. year 19…Actuals of six months, of the current year 19…
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Revised estimate for the current year 19…Budget estimate for the next year 19…Variations between columns 5 & 8Variations between columns 8 & 9Explanations for columns 10 & 11
89101112

FORM II
CENTRAL POLLUTION CONTROL BOARD ESTABLISHMENT
Statement of details of provisions for pay of officers/establishment for the year 19…… 19…..
Rule 15

Name And designationReference to page of estimate formSanctioned pay of the postAmount of provisions for the year at the rate in column 3(c)
Minimum/Maximum actual pay of the person concerned due on lst April next year. (a) (b) (c)
1234
Increment falling due within the yearTotal provision for the year, i.e., total of columns 4 & 5(c)Remarks
Date of increment (a)Rate of increment (b)Amount of increment for the year (c)
567

FORM III
CENTRAL POLLUTION CONTROL BOARD NOMINAL ROLLS
Rule 15

Name and designationPayDearness allowanceCity compensatory allowanceHouse Rent allowanceOver-time allowanceChildren educational allowanceLeave travel concessionOther allowancesTotal
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TOTAL

FORM III
CENTRAL POLLUTION CONTROL BOARD NOMINAL ROLLS
Rule 15

Name and designationPayDearness allowanceCity compensatory allowanceHouse Rent allowanceOver-time allowanceChildren educational allowanceLeave travel concessionOther allowancesTotal
12345678910
TOTAL

FORM IV
CENTRAL POLLUTION CONTROL BOARD
(Abstract of Nominal Rolls)
Rule 15

Actual sanctioned strength as on 1st March 19….Particulars of post Sanctioned Budget Grant 19….. 19…..
No. of Posts includedPay and Allowances
1234

GRAND TOTAL-I, II and III.

Revised Estimates 19… 1 9………Budget Estimates 19… 19…Explanation for the difference between sanctioned Budget Grant, Revised Estimates and Budget Estimates
No. of Posts includedPay and allowancesNo. of Posts includedPay and allowances
56789
I. Officers (a) Posts filled (b) Posts vacant Total I- Officers
II. Establishment (a) Posts filled (b) Posts vacant Total II-Establishment
III. Class IX (a) Posts filled (b) Posts vacant Total III-Class IV
GRAND TOTAL – I, II and III

SCHEDULE II : BUDGET AND ACCOUNT HEADS’
Rule 15(3)
ADMINISTRATION
Heads of Accounts (Expenditure)

1. Salaries

2. Wages

3. Travel expenses

4. Office expenses

(a) Furniture

(b) Postage

(c) Office machines /equipment

(d) Liveries

(e) Hot and cold weather charges

(f) Telephones

(g) Electricity and water charges

(h) Stationery

(i) Printing

(j) Staff car and other vehicles

(k) Other items

5. Fee and honoraria

6. Payment for professional and special services

7. Rents, rates and taxes/royalty

8. Publications

9. Advertising sales and publicity expenses

10. Grants in aid / contributions/subsidies

11. Hospitality expenses/sumptuary allowances, etc.

12. Pensions/gratuities

13. Write off /losses

14. Suspenses

15. Expenses in connection with the setting up and maintenance of the Board laboratory

16. Other charges (a residuary head, this will also include rewards and prizes)

Heads of Accounts (Receipts)

1. Payments by Central Government

2. Fees

3. Fines and other receipts

SCHEDULE III Central Pollution Control Board
Rule 16
Annual Report for the Financial Year
April 1, 19… to March 31,19…
CHAPTERS

1. Introduction.

2. Constitution of the Board including changes therein.

3. Meeting of the Board with major decisions taken therein.

4. Committees constituted by the Board and their activities.

5. Monitoring network for air, water and soil quality.

6. Present state of environment, environmental problems and counter-measures.

7. Environmental research.

8. Environmental training.

9. Environmental awareness and Public participation.

10. Environmental standards including time schedule for their enforcement.

11.1 Prosecutions launched and convictions secured for environmental pollution control.

11.2 Directions given for closure of polluting industrial units.

12. Finance and accounts of the Board.

13. Annual plan of the following year.

14. Any other important matter dealt with by the Central Board.

ANNEXURES

1. Members of the Board.

2. Organisation chart.

3. Staff strength including recruitment.

4. Publications.

5. Training courses/seminars/workshops organised or attended.

6. Consents to establish industries, operations and processes – issued/refused.

7. Consents to operate industries operations and processes-issued/refused.

FORM V
CENTRAL POLLUTION CONTROL BOARD
Receipts and Payments for the year ended …………
Rule 17

Previous yearReceiptsPrevious yearPayments
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Opening balance ………………. 1. Capital Expenditure…………………..
I. Grants received……….(i) Works………………………
(a) from government………….(ii) Fixed assets………………..
(b) from other agencies….(iii) Other assets…………………..
II. Fees(a) Laboratory equipments………..
(b) Vehicles………..
(c) Furnitures and fixtures……..
(d) Scientific instruments and office appliances…
(e) Tools and plant……….
III. Fines and forfeitures.2. Revenue expenditure……….
IV. Interest on investments.(A) Administrative……………
V. Miscellaneous Receipts.(i) Pay of officers……………..
VI. Miscellaneous Advances.(ii) Pay of establishment………….
VII. Deposits.(iii) Allowances and honoraria………….
(iv) Leave salary and pension contributions………
Total(v) Contingent expenditure…………
Deduct recoveries……………
(B) (i) Board laboratory…………….
(ii) Charges to be paid to the Central Water Laboratory…………..
(C) Running and maintenance of vehicles…………
(D) Maintenance and repairs…………..
(i) Buildings and land drainage including rents, if any……………
(ii) Works………………….
(iii) Furniture and fixtures………………..
(iv) Scientific instruments and office appliances ……….
(v) Tools and plants………….
(vi) Temporary works (including maintenance and repairs)…………….
(E) Fees to consultants and specialists……..
(F) Law charges…………
(G) Miscellaneous ……………….
(H) Fees for audit …………………………
3. Purchases…………………..
4. Miscellaneous………………..
5. Advances…………….
6. Deposits…………………..
Closing balance ………………………………..
Total
Accounts OfficerMember-SecretaryChairman

FORM V
CENTRAL POLLUTION CONTROL BOARD
Receipts and Payments for the year ended …………
Rule 17

Previous yearReceiptsPrevious yearPayments
1234
Opening balance ………………. 1. Capital Expenditure…………………..
I. Grants received……….(i) Works………………………
(a) from government………….(ii) Fixed assets………………..
(b) from other agencies….(iii) Other assets…………………..
II. Fees(a) Laboratory equipments………..
(b) Vehicles………..
(c) Furnitures and fixtures……..
(d) Scientific instruments and office appliances…
(e) Tools and plant……….
III. Fines and forfeitures.2. Revenue expenditure……….
IV. Interest on investments.(A) Administrative……………
V. Miscellaneous Receipts.(i) Pay of officers……………..
VI. Miscellaneous Advances.(ii) Pay of establishment………….
VII. Deposits.(iii) Allowances and honoraria………….
(iv) Leave salary and pension contributions………
Total(v) Contingent expenditure…………
Deduct recoveries……………
(B) (i) Board laboratory…………….
(ii) Charges to be paid to the Central Water Laboratory…………..
(C) Running and maintenance of vehicles…………
(D) Maintenance and repairs…………..
(i) Buildings and land drainage including rents, if any……………
(ii) Works………………….
(iii) Furniture and fixtures………………..
(iv) Scientific instruments and office appliances ……….
(v) Tools and plants………….
(vi) Temporary works (including maintenance and repairs)…………….
(E) Fees to consultants and specialists……..
(F) Law charges…………
(G) Miscellaneous ……………….
(H) Fees for audit …………………………
3. Purchases…………………..
4. Miscellaneous………………..
5. Advances…………….
6. Deposits…………………..
Closing balance ………………………………..
Total
Accounts OfficerMember-SecretaryChairman

FORM VII
CENTRAL POLLUTION CONTROL BOARD ANNUAL STATEMENT OF ACCOUNTS
Balance Sheet as on 31st March, 19…
Rule 17

Capital and liabilities

Property and assets
Previous yearDetailsTotal of sub- headTotal of major- headPrevious yearDetailsTotal of sub- headTotal of major- head
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(A) Capital fund- 1. Works- (As per Form VIII)
(i) Grants received from government for capital expenditure:
(a) Amount utilised up to 31st March, 19..2. Fixed assets (As per Form IX)
(b) Unutilised balance on 31st March, 19…(a) Value of land provided by government (at cost)
(ii) Grant from other agencies for capital expenditure(b) Buildings- Balance as per last balance-sheet
(a) Amount utilised up to 31st March, 19…Additions during the year
(b) Unutilised balance on 31st March, 19…
(iii) Value of land provided by government (per contra)Total:
(B) Capital receipts-Depreciation during the year
(C) (i) Deposits received for works from outside bodies-Total:
(ii) Deposits-3. Other assets- (As per Form X)
Less expenditure-(a) Laboratory equipment as per last balance-sheet- additions during the year
(ii) Other deposits….
(D) Amount due-
(i) Purchases
(ii) Others
(E) Excess of income over expenditure-Total:
(i) up to 31st March 19…Less:
(ii) Add for the yearDepreciation during the year
(iii) Deduct – excess of expenditure over income.Total
Less: Depreciation during the year
Total
(b) Vehicles as per last balance sheet Additions during the year
Total:
Less:
Depreciation during the year
(c) Furniture and Fixtures
As per last balance- sheet
Additions during the year
Total:
(d) Scientific instruments and office appliances-
As per last balance sheet
Additions during the year
Total
(e) Tools and plants-
As per last balance sheet
Additions during the year
Total
Less: Depreciation during the year
Total:
4. Sundry debtors-
(i) Amounts due from outside bodies for expenditure incurred-
Expenditure
Less amount received
(ii) Other sundry debtors
5. Advances-
(a) Miscellaneous advances
(b) Cash at bank
(c) Cash in hand
(d) Cash in transit
Total
Accounts OfficerMember-SecretaryChairman

FORM VIII
CENTRAL POLLUTION CONTROL
BOARD ANNUAL STATEMENT OF ACCOUNTS
Balance Sheet as on 31st March, 19…
Rule 17

Capital and liabilitiesProperty and assets
Previous yearDetailsTotal of sub- headTotal of major- headPrevious yearDetailsTotal of sub- headTotal of major- head
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(A) Capital fund- 1. Works- (As per Form VIII)
(i) Grants received from government for capital expenditure:
(a) Amount utilised up to 31st March, 19..2. Fixed assets (As per Form IX)
(b) Unutilised balance on 31st March, 19…(a) Value of land provided by government (at cost)
(ii) Grant from other agencies for capital expenditure(b) Buildings- Balance as per last balance-sheet
(a) Amount utilised up to 31st March, 19…Additions during the year
(b) Unutilised balance on 31st March, 19…
(iii) Value of land provided by government (per contra)Total:
(B) Capital receipts-Depreciation during the year
(C) (i) Deposits received for works from outside bodies-Total:
(ii) Deposits-3. Other assets- (As per Form X)
Less expenditure-(a) Laboratory equipment as per last balance-sheet- additions during the year
(ii) Other deposits….
(D) Amount due-
(i) Purchases
(ii) Others
(E) Excess of income over expenditure-Total:
(i) up to 31st March 19…Less:
(ii) Add for the yearDepreciation during the year
(iii) Deduct – excess of expenditure over income.Total
Less: Depreciation during the year
Total
(b) Vehicles as per last balance sheet Additions during the year
Total:
Less:
Depreciation during the year
(c) Furniture and Fixtures
As per last balance- sheet
Additions during the year
Total:
(d) Scientific instruments and office appliances-
As per last balance sheet
Additions during the year
Total
(e) Tools and plants-
As per last balance sheet
Additions during the year
Total
Less: Depreciation during the year
Total:
4. Sundry debtors-
(i) Amounts due from outside bodies for expenditure incurred-
Expenditure
Less amount received
(ii) Other sundry debtors
5. Advances-
(a) Miscellaneous advances
(b) Cash at bank
(c) Cash in hand
(d) Cash in transit
Total
Accounts OfficerMember-SecretaryChairman

FORM IX
CENTRAL POLLUTION CONTROL BOARD ANNUAL STATEMENT OF ACCOUNTS
Fixed assets as on 31st March, 19… (Item 2-Assets to the balance-sheet)
Other assets as on 31st March, 19… (item 3-Assets to the balance-sheet)
Rule 17

Sl. No.Parti- culars of assetsBalance as on 31st March, 19….Additions during the YearTotalDepre- ciation during the yearSales or write off during the yearBalance as on 31st March, 19….Cumu- lative depre- ciation as on 31st March, 19….
Accounts OfficerMember-SecretaryChairman

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