Air Prevention and Control of Pollution Act India 1981

Name of policy Air Prevention and Control of Pollution Act
Jurisdiction Country
Supranational region
Country India
Region Asia


Subnational region or state
City or local
Policy objective
  • Air pollution
Type of policy instrument
"Industrial air pollution standards" is not in the list of possible values (Information and education, Professional training and qualification, Performance label, Endorsement label, Comparison label, Advice or Aid in implementation, Information provision, Research & Development and Deployment (RD&D), Demonstration project, Research programme, Technology development, Technology deployment and diffusion, Climate strategy, Coordinating body for climate strategy, Formal & legally binding climate strategy, Formal & legally binding renewable energy target, Formal & legally binding energy efficiency target, Formal & legally binding GHG reduction target, Political & non-binding climate strategy, Political & non-binding renewable energy target, Political & non-binding energy efficiency target, Political & non-binding GHG reduction target, Target, Renewable energy target, GHG reduction target, Energy efficiency target, Regulatory Instruments, Obligation schemes, Monitoring, Codes and standards, Vehicle fuel-economy and emissions standards, Sectoral standards, Product standards, Building codes and standards, Auditing, Other mandatory requirements, Policy support, Institutional creation, Strategic planning, Voluntary Approaches, Negotiated Agreements (Public-private sector), Public Voluntary Schemes, Unilateral Commitments (Private sector), Barrier removal, Grid access and priority for renewables, Removal of fossil fuel subsidies, Net metering, Removal of split incentives (landlord tenant problem), Economic Instruments, Fiscal or financial incentives, Retirement premium, CO2 taxes, Energy and other taxes, Tax relief, Loans, Feed-in tariffs or premiums, Grants and subsidies, User charges, Tendering schemes, Market-based instruments, GHG emission reduction crediting and offsetting mechanism, Green certificates, GHG emissions allowances, White certificates, Direct investment, Infrastructure investments, Procurement rules, RD&D funding, Funds to sub-national governments, Vehicle air pollution standards‎, Industrial air pollution standards‎) for this property.
  • Regulatory Instruments
    • Codes and standards
      • Industrial air pollution standards
  • Policy support
    Sector name
    • Electricity and heat
      • General
        • Industry
          Policy description
          Policy type
          • Non-energy1
          Policy stringency
          Implementation state Implemented
          Date of decision 1981
          Start date of implementation
          End date of implementation
          High impact No
          Impact indicator


          Source or references http://envfor.nic.in/sites/default/files/No%2014%20%201981.pdf
          Supports policies
          Is supported by policies
          Comments (background and assessment)
          Status Final

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