What We Do

EPA Punjab is an attached department working under administrative control of Environment Protection Department and we perform following Functions in the field of Environment:

  • Implement the provisions of Environment Protection Act and the rules and regulations made there under
  • Issuance of Environment Approvals for different projects 
  • Certify the Environmental Labortaries in Punjab 
  • Prepare and establish the Punjab Environmental Quality Standards with approval of the Council and Enforcement
  • Resolve the Public Complaints regarding Environmental Issues
  • Take measures to promote research and development of science and technology which may contribute to the prevention of pollution, protection of the environment and sustainable development
  • Promote Tree Plantation for Clean Green Pakistan
  • Promote Environmental awareness through Seminars/workshops/trainings
  • Implementation of International Treaties
  • Identify the needs for, and initiate legislation in various sectors of the Environment
  • Field visits of Anti-Dengue Campaign in four designated areas i.e. Junkyards/Godowns, Nurseries, Tyreshops, Commercial Underconstructions buildings
  • Provide information and guidance to the public on environmental matters
  • Specify safeguards for the prevention of accidents and disasters which may cause pollution
  • Encourage the formation and working of non-government, community and village organizations to prevent and control pollution and promote sustainable development
  • Take all necessary measures for protection, conservation, rehabilitation and improvement of the environment, and for prevention and control of pollution