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TAMIL NADU POLLUTION CONTROL BOARD

 
 

ORGANISATIONAL SET UP

The organization structure of TNPCB is a three-tier system consisting of a Head-office at Chennai, Zonal offices and District offices with a total staff strength of 700 besides a separate wing of laboratories are linked to the offices at three levels. The Board has 5 Zonal offices headed by Joint Chief Environmental Engineers. Further there are 36 district offices, headed by District Environmental Engineers. Two flying squads are also functioning at Erode and Tiruppur.
        To assist the Board in monitoring the industries, 5 Advanced Environmental Laboratories, 10 District Environmental Laboratories are functioning. These laboratories carry out analysis of samples collected of sewage, trade effluents, emissions and hazardous wastes.
 

Power Delegation for the issue of Consent Orders, Renewal of Consent Orders, issue of Authorization and Registration

In order to dispose of the applications made by industries for the issue of Consent / Authorizations / Registration expeditiously, Board has revised the delegation of Powers in respect of issue of consent orders under the Water (P&CP) Act, 1974, as amended, the air (P&CP) Act, 1981, as amended, issue of authorization etc as detailed below.

Sl. No.

Particulars

17 - Category

Red - Large

Red - Medium

Red - Small

Orange - Large

Orange - Medium

Orange - Small & All Green

1

Consent to Establish, Extension & Expansion

TSC

TSC

CCC

ZLCCC

ZLCCC

ZLCCC

DLCCC

2

Consent to Operate & Expansion

CCC

CCC

CCC

ZLCCC

ZLCCC

ZLCCC

DLCCC

3

EIA & CRZ attracted Projects, CTE, Extension & Expansion

TSC

TSC

CCC

CCC

TSC

CCC

CCC

4

EIA & CRZ attracted ProjectsCTO & Expansion

CCC

CCC

CCC

CCC

CCC

CCC

CCC

5

CRZ alone attracting Projects CTE, Extension & Expansion

TSC

TSC

CCC

ZLCCC

ZLCCC

ZLCCC

DLCCC

6

CRZ alone attracting Projects CTO & Expansion

CCC

CCC

CCC

ZLCCC

ZLCCC

ZLCCC

DO

7

Consent Renewal

Chairman

Chairman

M.S

DO

DO

DO

DO

8

Hazardous / BMW/  MSW Authorization

M.S

M.S

M.S

JCEE (M)

JCEE (M)

JCEE

(M)

DO

9

Plastic Registration,               E-Waste Authorization / Registration of recyclers

M.S

M.S

M.S

M.S

M.S

M.S

M.S

10

Issue of Amendments (Name change, change in stack details etc.,)

Chairman

Chairman

M.S

ZLCCC

ZLCCC

ZLCCC

DO

11

For any expansion projects of highly polluting industries those are attracting the G.Os 213 & 127, the Issue of Consent will be considered by placing it in TSC in the case of RL, CCC in the Case of RM and ZLCCC in the case of RS followed by recommending the project in Board meeting for obtaining G.O relaxation from Government. After getting the G. O relaxation, CTE will be issued by Chairman in the case of  RL, MS in the Case of RM and JCEE (M) of Zonal office in the case of RS.

   

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