EPA Punjab

Mandate / Aims for Climate Change and Disaster Resilience

1. Administer and implement the provisions of Environment Protection Act
2. Take measures to promote research and development of science and technology
3. Identify the needs for, and initiate legislation in various sectors of the environment
4. Provide information and guidance to the public on environmental matters
5. Encourage the formation and working of non-government, community and village organizations to prevent and control pollution and promote sustainable development
6. Take all necessary measures for protection, conservation, rehabilitation and improvement of the environment, and for prevention and control of pollution
7. Promotion of sustainable development

Location of activity


Current Projects contributing to Climate Change

1. Environmental Impact Assessments
2. Punjab Green Development Program (Environmental and Social Systems Assessment (ESSA) GoPunjab has developed a broad program to address environmental issues and promote green development in Punjab in the short, medium, and long term. This program is presented in recent strategic documents adopted by GoPunjab, such as the Punjab Environment Policy 2015, the Punjab Smog Policy 2017, and the Punjab Climate Change Policy (under preparation).