Capacity Building for Industrial Pollution Management (CBIPM) project
will help the Government of India (GoI) to build capacity at the state
and central level, and develop a framework to address these issues in a
comprehensive and systemic manner under an area-wide management
approach. The proposed project is
aligned with the endeavor of the GoI to establish a National Program for
Rehabilitation of Polluted Sites (NPRPS) as a framework for scaling up
the clean up and rehabilitation of polluted sites and facilitate the
reduction of environmental and health risks associated with legacy
project is also expected to build the technical capacity of select SPCBs
for undertaking environmentally sound remediation of polluted sites. Ten
highly polluted sites, two in Andhra Pradesh (Noor Mohammed Kunta in
Hyderabad and municipal dumpsite in Kadapa) and Eight in West Bengal (Dhapa
municipal dump site in Kolkata and seven hazardous waste sites in
Hooghly district), have been identified for remediation on pilot basis.
It is anticipated that a National Plan for rehabilitation of Polluted
Sites (NPRPS) and the project will result in environmental benefits i.e.
improvement in water and air quality, improved hygienic conditions,
health benefits such as reduction in water borne, vector borne diseases
and economic benefits i.e. employment generation during rehabilitation
and remediation of contaminated sites.
Consolidated Annual Work Plan
Appointment of External Auditor in APPCB for CBIPM Project