The procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability:
The Board is headed by the Chairperson and the Chief Executive Officer is the Member Secretary. The Chairperson and the Member Secretary are vested with the powers as set under provisions of the Acts. The other Senior Officers are under the control of Member Secretary.
The norms set by it for the discharge of its functions:
The Board has set the period for validity of consent and also for the purpose of carrying out inspection and sampling of emission and discharges. These are available at Annexure-A . The norms which are mandatory as per the Acts/Rules being implemented by the Board.
The rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records, held by it or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions
The Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board is empowered to carry out its functions under the provisions of the following pollution control Acts / Rules and Amendments issued thereafter.
a) The Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1974, its amendments and Rules.
b) The Air (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1981, its amendments and Rules.
c) The Environmental (Protection) Act, 1986 and rules framed there under
d) The Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Cess Act, 1977, its amendments and Rules.
e) Hazardous Waste (Management and Handling) Rules
f) Bio-Medical Waste (Management and Handling) Rules
g) Municipal Solid Waste (Management and Handling) Rules
h) Plastic Manufacture, Sale and Usage Rules.
i) Batteries (Management and Handling) Rules
j) Manufacture, Import and Storage of Hazardous Chemical Rules
k) The Public Liability Insurance Act, 1991 and its amendments.
l) The Noise pollution (Regulation and Control) Rules, 2000.
m) The Chemical accidents (Emergency Planning, Preparedness and Response) Rules, 1996.
n) The manufacture, Use, Import, Export & Storage of Hazardous Micro-organism Genetically Engineered Organism or Cells Rules, 1989.
A statement of the categories of documents that are held by it under its or control
All the documents related to the functions and duties of the Board including the consent register are available with the Board. These documents are accessible to the public through the APIO and PIO designated by the Board at Head Office & Regional Offices.
The particulars of any arrangement that exists for consultation with or representation by the members of the public in relation to the formulation of its policy or implementation thereof
The policy decision matters are placed before the Board in its meeting, the Board consists of 17 members including the Chairman and Member Secretary. The other members are nominated by Govt. to represent the State Govt., Local authorities, Agriculture, fishery Industry, Corporations etc.
A statement of the boards, councils, committees and other bodies consisting of two or more persons constituted as its part or for the purpose of its advice, and as to whether meetings of those boards, councils, committees and other bodies are open to the public, or the minutes of such meetings are accessible for public Establishment and Operation
For 32 categories of projects, EIA / EMP reports and executive summary of the proposed project are made available to the public at designated places as per the EIA Notification, 1994. The public hearing is conducted as per MoEF, GOI guidelines.
It is proposed to place the CFE/CFO orders in the Website.
The budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditures and reports on disbursements made
The manner of execution of subsidy programmers, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmers Board is not executing subsidy programmes.
Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorizations granted by it Consent to Establish, Consent to Operate, Authorizations under MSW Rules, Authorizations under HWM Rules, Authorizations under BMW Rules are issued to industries, urban local bodies and health care establishments respectively.
Details in respect of the information available to or held by it, reduced in an electronic form The update information of the Acts & Rules, functions & objectives of the Board are displayed on the website: www.rpcb.nic.in for public information.
The particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information, including the working hours of a library or reading room it maintained for public use
A Library is available in the Head Office for references during the office hours. It is not open to the Public.