GPCB: Zero Tolerance towards Pollution

“A home to a number of domestic and international chemical companies, Gujarat has so far been leading the growth of the chemical and petrochemical industry in India. Chemical industry generates a lot of waste and thus causes a great threat to the environment, says Dr K U Mistry, Chairman, Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB). In an exlusive interview with CEW, he further explains how, over the years, the ever-increasing number of chemical units in Gujarat has significantly increased the responsibility of GPCB to check the hazardous wastes coming out of these units, and more. “