Central Ground Water Authority (CGWA) has been constituted under Section 3 (3) of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 to regulate and control development and management of ground water resources in the country. ...more
Appointment of The District Magistrate / Deputy Commissioner as the Authorised Officer to Monitor Compliance of Directions of CGWA.
CGWA Office is shifted.
Attention of all is invited to the public notice and draft revised guildelines for issauance of NOC for ground water withdrawal. Comments, if any, on the guidelines may be sent to Member Secretary, CGWA (cgwa@nic.in) within 60 days.

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: uma-cgwb@nic.in 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 or has an area less than 2 hectare.

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 (https://bharatkosh.gov.in). 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 bharatkosh.gov.in/userguide.
Due date for submission of online applications for NOC extended up to 31.12.2017
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)
Exemption provided to Industries/Projects drawing less than 100 m3/day of ground water for obtaining NOC from CGWA has been revoked wef from 07.07.2015
NGT order dated 23.04.2015 (Ganga Matter)
NGT Jodhpur order dated 9th July 2015
NGT order dated 15th April 2015
Certificate for Non-Polluting Effluent
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
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Last updated on : 15-Nov-2017