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This File was last Updated/Modified: November 03 2014 16:55:13.Working Group for the formulation of Tenth Five Year Plan (2002-2007).

Environment and Occupational Health

Dated 2nd January 2001


Dr. N.K.Ganguly Director General Indian Council Of Medical Research Ansari Nagar New Delhi –29 Chairman
Secretary, Ministry- of Labour Shram Shakti Bhavan New Delhi Member
Secretary * Ministry of Environment and Forest Paryawaran Bhavan CGO Complex Lodi Road New Delhi Member
Chairman, Central Pollution Control Board, Parivesh Bhavan, East Arjun Nagar, Shahdara, Delhi – 51 Member
Director Centre for Science and Environment New Delhi Member
Medical Commissioner, Employees State Insurance Corporation, ESIC Building. Temple Lane, Kotla Road, New Delhi - 2 Member
Director, National Institute of Occupational Health, Meghani Nagar, Ahemadabad -3S0016 Member
Director General, FASLI Eastern Express Highway, ManKikar Marg, SION, Bombay – 400022 Member
Dr. A.D. Bhide, Deputy Director NEERI, Nagpur Member
Dr. K.J.Nath, Former Director, All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health, 1 10, Chittaranjan Avenue, Calcutta Member
Ms.Indu Capoor CHETNA Ahmedabad Gujarat Member
Representative, Health and Family Welfare Division, Planning Commission, New Delhi – 1 Member
Mr.Deepak Gupta Jt.Secretary Department of Health Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Nirman Bhavan New Delhi –11 Member – Secretary

( * In case Members cannot attend for unavoidable reasons, they may depute their Nominee )

Terms of reference :

  1. To assess the quantum of environment related health problems in the country and the projected figures for the 10th Plan Period.
  2. To review on-going initiatives by various Departments to prevent environmental deterioration and minimize health hazards associated with environmental deterioration.
  3. To assess alternative technologies, strategies to rapidly identify, prevent or minimize environmental deterioration and its health consequences.
  4. Programmes for prevention of environmental degradation, prevention, detection and management of related health problems during the 10' Plan.
  5. Suggest effective mechanism of inter agency coordination in data collection, collation and convergence in formulation and implementation of intervention programmes.
    • On-going projects, mid-course correction
    • Proposed initiatives
    • Manpower and Financial requirements

The Chairman may form sub-groups and co-opt official or non-official members as needed.

The TA/DA of non-official members of the Committee will be paid by the Dept. of Health. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare as admissible under Govt. rules. The TA/DA of the official members would be paid by the respective Govt. Departments Institutions to which they belong.

The Working Group may submit its report by 31st March, 2001.