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NOTICE 21 Jun 2019
Public Notice: Renewal of NOC (08.05.2019).
Public Notice (09.04.2019).
AFFIDAVIT (To be submitted with NOC applications for withdrawal of ground water for drinking/ domestic and /or green belt in Over-exploited, Critical and Semi-critical assessments units).
Notice: Grant of No Objection Certificate (NOC) for ground water withdrawal in Over-exploited,Critical and Semi-critical (OCS) Assessment Units Dated:-01.03.2019.
Notice: NOCs put on hold pursuant to order of Hon'ble NGT Dated:-29.08.2018.
Notice: Renewal of No Objection Certificate.
Modification of conditions of NOCs of CGWA (01 Feb 2019).
Notice (16 Jan 2019).
Notified Guidelines to regulate and control Ground water Extraction in India (with effect from 1.06.2019).
Amendment of Point No. 3 to the Statutory Order No. 26-1/CGWA/Notification-357 dated 25.02.2014.
In view of NGT order dated 13/07/2017 on ORIGINAL APPLICATION NO. 200 OF 2014 (C.WRIT PETITION No. 3727/1985) (M.A. No. 594/2017 & 598/2017). NOC for groundwater extraction shall not be granted to existing/ new industries/ infrastructure/ mining projects except for drinking/domestic use and/or green belts in Over-exploited and Critical blocks in Segment B. Phase-I of Ganga Basin from Haridwar to Unnao with effect from 19/11/2018.
Public notice regarding existing GW users including industrial, infrastructure and mining projects.
NOCs put on hold due to order of Hon’ble NGT.
Site inspection proforma.
NGT, New Delhi orders dated 12.07.2018 in OA No. 190 of 2016.
NGT, New Delhi orders dated 10.07.2018 in OA No. 108 of 2013.
Online Renewal of NOCs Issued through Offline Process.
Due to new draft guidelines under process and suggestions/comments received are under consideration, the authority decided to extend the due date upto 30.09.2018 for submission of online application for NOC.
Appointment of The District Magistrate / Deputy Commissioner as the Authorised Officer to Monitor Compliance of Directions of CGWA.
CGWA Office is shifted.

If any person demands bribe for processing of NOC applications, grant of NOC etc., please contact Dr. Uma Kapoor, Regional Director, CGWB at Mobile : 9810758178 or email: with details. Personal details of the informant shall be kept strictly confidential..

No hydrogeological report is required if the infrastructure / industrial project envisages extraction of ground water less than 500 m3/day

Application Fee for fresh NOC/ renewal of NOC would not be accepted through Demand Draft w.e.f. 29.08.2017. All applicants are required to make the payment online through Non - Tax Receipt Portal of Government of India ( After making the payment through Bharatkosh, applicants can download the receipt and upload the same. The receipt should also be submitted along with the hard copy. The detail guidelines for depositor are available at
Public Notice dated 04.01.2017 to ensure that all existing , new and expansion industries / projects extracting ground water should obtain permission from Central Ground Water Authority subject to law in force
Additional Guideline / Criteria for Food Park Industry(With effect from 31.08.2016)
NGT order dated 23.04.2015 (Ganga Matter)
NGT Jodhpur order dated 9th July 2015
NGT order dated 15th April 2015
Project proposal without having project name or having any other irrelevant information may lead to rejection of the application without giving any justification by CGWA.
Steps for Filling Application Online