Appellate Authority, 2nd Floor, A-2 Block,

Toshali Bhawan, Satya Nagar, Bhubaneswar, Odisha -751007

Appellate Authority, 2nd Floor, A-2 Block,

Toshali Bhawan, Satya Nagar, Bhubaneswar, Odisha -751007

Appellate Authority, 2nd Floor, A-2 Block,

Toshali Bhawan, Satya Nagar, Bhubaneswar, Odisha -751007

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About APPELLATE AUTHORITY

As per the provision under section 28 of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974, section 31 of the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 and rule 13 of the Bio-Medical Waste (Management & Handling) Rules, 1998, every State Government should constitute Authority to hear appeals preferred against the order made by their respective State Pollution Control Board. Accordingly, Govt. of Odisha in Forest & Environment Department have constituted Appellate Authorities since 2002 and these Authorities were started functioning since 05.11.2005 in the premises of State Pollution Control Board, Odisha, Bhubaneswar.

In the meantime, the State Government have reconstituted Appellate Authorities for another period of 3 (three) years under the Chairmanship of the Hon’ble Shri Justice C. R. Dash, Judge of High Court of Orissa and high ranked Retired Govt. Officials from different field as Technical Members, vide Govt. Notifications No.22403/F&E, dt.19.11.2019 and No.22397/F&E, dt.19.11.2019 under the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981.

Recently, the State Government have decided for appointment of a Vice-Chairman as a Judicial Member for the Appellate Authorities under the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 vide Govt. Resolution No.11232/ F&E, dt.17.07.2020. Accordingly, Hon’ble Shri Justice J. P. Das, Former Judge of the High Court of Orissa has been appointed as the Vice-Chairman of Appellate Authorities vide Govt. Notification No.14700/F&E, dt.25.09.2020 and No.13416/FE&CC, dt.03.08.2021.

In the meantime, the court and office of the Appellate Authorities are functioning in their new and permanent premises at 2nd Floor, A-2 Block, Toshali Bhawan, Satya Nagar, Bhubaneswar, Odisha -751007.


Hon’ble Chairman

HON’BLE SHRI JUSTICE C. R. DASH

HON’BLE SHRI JUSTICE C. R. DASH
JUDGE, ORISSA HIGH COURT

Hon’ble Vice- Chairman

HON’BLE SHRI JUSTICE J. P. DAS

HON’BLE SHRI JUSTICE J. P. DAS
FORMER JUDGE, ORISSA HIGH COURT

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