The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act

India: The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act

The Central Board sets national ambient air standards, enforces auto emissions standards, and the Central Board and state board are empowered to enforce them.


Date Implemented: 1981; 1988

Status: In Force; Mandatory

References: India’s Pollution Regulatory Structure and Background, The World Bank Group, http://www.worldbank.org/nipr/india/india-back.htm