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Government Of Assam Dibrugarh District

Functions of Regional Office Dibrugarh

  • 1. Consent Management and Public hearing

    Granting Consent under the provisions of the Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and the Air (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 and conducting Public Hearing under Environmental Impact Assessment(EIA) Notification'2006 for Environmental Clearance.

    2, Inspection

    Inspection of industries,health care facilities,etc. which falls under Air (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1981,Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 ,The Bio Medical Waste Management Rules ,2016 ,The Hazardous and other Wastes (Management and Transboundary Movement) Rules,2016,etc, to ensure compliance of the provisions made under the above mentioned Acts & Rules and also conditions as laid down in the Consent/Authorization order.

    3.Public Complaints:

    The office attended all public complaints received through various departments/organization/individuals/public which is related to pollution and issued direction for taking up preventive measures.Alos,office attended various cases like leakage of oil/gas pipelines,fireaccidents which caused adverse impact on the environment ands ubsequently issued directions as immediate remedial measures.

    4. Mass Awareness Campaign

    The office conducted awareness campaign/programmes on various issues like ban on plastic carry bags.solid waste management and Bio-Medical waste management and implement the rules there under.

    Also,World Environment Day has been organized every year with programmes of tree plantation,cleanliness drive, Art Competition among the children,Public Meetings,Distribution of leaflets on Environment,etc.

    5. Monitoring 

    Monitoring of water/waste water and collection of samples of major water bodies (Rivers & Wetlands) in Dibrugarh,Tinsukia& Dhemaji District has been carried out as per the Schedule on monthly basis under National Water Monitoring Programme( NWMP) and sent for analysis to Central Laboratory,Guwahati.

    Monitoring of  Ambient Air Quality in Dibrugarh town,Tinsukia Town area and Margherita under National Air Monitoring Programme(NAMP).