About Us

The Telangana State Pollution Control Board (TSPCB) is a statutory authority entrusted to implement environmental laws and rules within the jurisdiction of the State of Telangana, India. The Board ensures proper implementation of the statutes, judicial and legislative pronouncements related to environmental protection within the State. As per A.P. Re-organization Act, 2014, APPCB was bifurcated and TSPCB was constituted under Sec.4 of Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act,1974 and Section 5 of Air (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act,1981, on 07-07-2014.

The following Environmental Acts and Rules are being implemented by the Board:

1) Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act,1974

2) Air (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act,1981

3) Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Cess Act,1977

4) Environment (Protection) Act, 1986.

5) Hazardous Waste (Management, Handling and Trans boundary movement) Rules, 2008

6) Bio Medical Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 1998

7) Municipal Solid Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2000

8) Plastic Manufacture, Sale and Usage Rules, 2011

9) Batteries (Management and Handling) Rules, 2001

10) The Manufacture, Storage and Import of Hazardous Chemical Rules, 1989

11) E-Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2011

12) The Noise Pollution (Regulation and Control) Rules, 2000