What are the projects taken up for strengthening of Pollution Control Boards with World Bank assistance.

With the assistance of the World Bank, following three environmental projects have been undertaken to strengthen monitoring and enforcement capability of selected Pollution Control Boards/ Committees and to perform specific studies to prevent environmental degradation. Industrial Pollution Project (IPC)- Signed in 1991 and completed in 1999; Industrial Pollution Prevention Project (IPP)- Signed in 1994 and its implementation is in progress; Environmental Management Capacity Building Technical Assistance Project (EMCBTA)- Signed in 1997 and its implementation is in progress.