Legal Cell

The Board initiates legal action against those units which fail to adopt adequate pollution control measures entailing violation of norms and directives, in spite of repeated persuasion and after having received adequate opportunity.

The Board has filed/counter filed 194 cases and disposed 52 cases during 2015-2016.

The details of cases filed by the Board along with the status of public interest litigation’s and writ petitions .

Sl.No. Name of the Court No. of Cases
Filed/Counter filed Disposal
A Lower Court (SDJM)
1. The Water (PCP) Act Nil Nil
2. The Air (PCP) Act Nil Nil
3. The Environment (Protection) Act Nil Nil
B High Court
1. PIL 49 14
2. Writ 71 23
C Supreme Court
1. PIL Nil Nil
2. Writ Nil Nil
D Other Court
1. Civil Suit 01 Nil
2. Consumer Dispute Cases 04 Nil
3. Lokpal Cases 01 Nil
E. N.H.R.C. / O.H.R.C.





1. Cases U/S-133 of CrPC Nil Nil
2. Cases before the State  Appellate Authority Nil Nil
3. Cases before the National Green Tribunal 29 06
  Total 194 52