CONSTITUTION OF THE BOARD

The State Government nominates the members of Meghalaya State Pollution Control Board.  The Board was constituted under Section 4 of the Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 vide Notification No. PHE. 161/83/1 dated the 16th November, 1983. The last reconstitution was notified in May 1998 vide Notification No. PHE 161/83/178 dated the 21st May, 1998. However, the three non-officials members were renotified vide Notification NO.PHE.161/83/187 dated the 24th March, 1999 and NO.PHE.161/83/205 dated the 5th January, 2001.

The Board consists of 17(seventeen) members nominated by the State Government as per provisions laid down in Sub-Section (2) of Section 4 of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974.  Besides the Chairman and the Member Secretary, there are 5(five) official members representing various State Government Departments, 5(five) members representing Local Authorities, 2(two) Members representing the Co-operatives and Corporations owned, managed or controlled by the State Government and 3(three) Non-official Members. The list of the Members of the Board is given below:-

CURRENT LIST OF BOARD MEMBERS

1. Chairman
Meghalaya State Pollution Control Board
Chairman
2. Member Secretary
Meghalaya State Pollution Control Board
Member Convener
 
OFFICIAL MEMBERS
3. Chief Engineer
Public Health Engineering, Meghalaya, Shillong or his nominee
Member
4. The Director of Industries,
Meghalaya, Shillong or his nominee
Member
5. The Director of Health Services (Research, etc),
Meghalaya, Shillong or his nominee
Member
6. The Director, Urban affairs,
Meghalaya, Shillong or his nominee
Member
7. Chief Conservator of Forests (Social Forestry & Environment)
Meghalaya, Shillong or his nominee
Member
 
MEMBERS FROM LOCAL AUTHORITIES
8. The Chief Executive Member,
Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council or his nominee
Member
9. The Chief Executive Member,
Jaintia Hills Autonomous District Council or his nominee
Member
10. The Chief Executive Member,
Garo Hills Autonomous District Council or his nominee
Member
11. The Chairman
Shillong Municipal Board or his nominee
Member
12. The Chairman
Tura Municipal Board or his nominee
Member
 
REPRESENTATIVES FROM CORPORATIONS
13. The Managing Director
Meghalaya Industrial Development Corporation or his nominee
Member
14. The Managing Director
Mineral Development Corporation, Meghalaya or his nominee
Member
 
NON-OFFICIAL MEMBER