The Telangana State Pollution Control Board has focused
predominantly on improvement of the quality of water, air and effluent &
solid waste management in Industries and Hospitals. The Board has initiated
several measures for effective control of Environmental pollution in the
First Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) of India was
commenced at Jeedimetla, Hyderabad (JETL) in 1989 to cater to the needs of
the small scale industries. Subsequently, a common CETP was established at
A common effluent treatment plant
was established at Nacharam, Industrial estate, Rangareddy District with
assistance from Govt. of India and
The first common Treatment Storage
Disposal Facility (TSDF) in
There are 1888 number of industries are generating Hazardous Wastes. Quantity of waste received by TSDF, Dundigal for landfilling is 1,13,715.00 TPA (upto June, 2014) and quantity of incinerable waste is 3,192.00 TPA (Upto June, 2014) .
Quantity of Hazardous waste co-processed in 7 No. of. cement plants - 40,956 MTPA.
The first Common Bio Medical Waste
Treatment Facility in
There are six municipal corporations and 64 municipalities in the State. Total municipal solid waste generation is 6243 TPD. Integrated Municipal Solid Waste processing plant is established for Hyderabad twin cities at Jawaharnagar, Rangareddy District. The capacity of Municipal Solid Waste processing facilities in the state is 4393 TPD.
The total sewage generation is 1350 MLD. At present 17 STPs are in operation and 2 are under constructions. The treatment capacity of existing STPs is 655.3 MLD.
T.S. Pollution Control Board is the
designated authority in
Continuous Ambient Air Quality
Monitoring Stations (CAAQMS) are established at Head Office located at
Parayavaran Bhavan, Sanathnagar,
The Central Laboratory located at Head Office is refurbished with World Bank Funds. The central laboratory is NABL (National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration of Laboratories) accreditated. NABL is valid up to July, 2015.
Rolling Task Forces
have been operating to enquire into public complaints, inspecting
problematic industries / hot spots. Night surveillance is carried out
in and around
TSPCB is conducting various awarness programs to various stake holders for understanding of the environmental issues and various methods of environment protection, greenbelt development, plastic waste management and urban solid waste management.
CPCB evolved a Comprehensive
Environmental Pollution Index (CEPI) to study industrial areas to identify
polluted clusters. Based on environmental components such as air and water
quality, ecological damage and visual environmental conditions.
Bollaram - Patancheru industrial area in