Clean Air Implementation & Monitoring
The Department of Environment is implementing and monitoring the execution of action plans within the state.
All the Stakeholder departments like Department of Industries & Commerce, Local Government, Punjab Pollution Control Board, Public Works Department, Department of Transport, Department of Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Traffic Police, Housing & Urban Development Department, Department of Transport and Department of Agriculture of Government of Punjab, are being actively involved at every stage for implementation of Action Plans. Effective monitoring of various activities of the Action Plan for Clean Air is the key element to achieve the outcomes under the Action Plans.
A well-organized Governance Mechanism has been formed at three levels to monitor & review the implementation of Action Plans, supervision of progress, coordination of various activities, required corrective measures and fixing of accountability.
Committees at the District level under Deputy Commissioner, State Level Air Quality Monitoring Committee (AQMC) under Principal Secretary and Environment & State Apex committee (SAC) under Chief Secretary have been formed to monitor the progress for which regular meetings are being held at all levels.