*All the project proponents are hereby advised that they shall not deposit any charges (Groundwater abstraction/Restoration/Penalty/Environmental Compensation) in advance without any confirmation/or mail from Central Ground Water Authority.* All applicants are hereby advised to mention their Application number and project name in the subject line while sending E-mail to Regional Office of CGWB or Central Ground Water Authority. Also, if correspondence are made in continuation then the reply may kindly be furnished inline to the trailing mail.

All the applicants are hereby informed that w.e.f 9.07.2021, all the applications for NOC should be complete in all respects including Impact assessment report/Comprehensive hydrogeological report/water audit report for renewal cases and other mandatory documents as per the notified CGWA guidelines. Incomplete application received after 9.07.2021 will not be accepted and summarily rejected without any prior notice to the applicant.


All proponents/users are hereby informed that as per the guidelines they should submit the Impact assessment Report/Water Audit Report strictly in the format available on the NOCAP portal of CGWA by the accredited consultants/certified water auditors. It is also advised that applicants who have already submitted their application will submit their reports through email only. Those who are yet to submit the application will attach soft copy of the report along with the application. No Hard copy of reports will be accepted.

All Haryana pending/new/renewal cases will be dealt by HWRA only. Users from Haryana need not deposit Abstraction charges in the Bharatkosh after this notice.

Project Proponents from Punjab State are informed that Punjab Government has started regulation of Ground Water, hence CGWA NOCAP Portal has stopped processing of already existing applications, as well as accepting fresh and renewal applications for Projects in Punjab. For further information All Project Proponents of Punjab are advised to visit www.punjab.gov.in & www.irrigation.punjab.gov.in . The Secretary, Punjab water Regulation and Development Authority, SCO 149-152, 3rd floor Sector 17C,Chandigarh - 160017 email: chairperson.pwrda@punjab.gov.in

All the applicants have to submit Udyog Aadhar/Udhyam/MSME certificate to the concerned Regional Offices of Central Ground Water Board if their project area falls in over exploited category as per GWRE 2017 and their groundwater withdrawal is less than 10 cum/day as per the new guidelines..
   
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Directions under Section 5 of Environment (Protection) Act, '1986 regarding mandatory requirement of lmpact Assessment Report / Comprehensive Hydrogeological Report for issuance of No Objection Certificate for ground water withdrawal by State / UT Ground Water Authority
Minutes of the 6th EAC Meeting
Minutes of the 5th EAC Meeting
ATTENTION TO ALL BULK / TANKER WATER SUPPLIERS
All applicants are hereby advised to mention their Application number and project name in the subject line while sending E-mail to Regional Office of CGWB or Central Ground Water Authority Also if correspondences are made in continuation then the reply may kindly be furnished inline to the trailing mail.
Minutes of Fourth Meeting of the Expert Appraisal Committee held on 17.09.2021 through video conferencing
Public Notice(No. 16/2021)
Public Notice(No. 15/2021)
Public Notice(No. 14/2021)
Public Notice(No.13/2021)
Public Notice (07-Sep-2021)
Public Notice (18-Aug-2021):Installation of Digital Water Flow Meters
Public Notice (18-Aug-2021)
Engagement of Young Professionals
Minutes of third meeting of the Expert Appraisal Committee
Minutes of second meeting of the Expert Appraisal Committee
Minutes of first meeting of the Expert Appraisal Committee
Public Notice (29-Jul-2021): Regulation of TDS level in water supply
Public Notice (20-Jul-2021): All users extracting GW for Swimming Pools
Public Notice (16-Jul-2021):Reduction in quantum ofGW extraction
Public Notice (13-Jul-2021): Small Children falling into borewells- reg
Public Notice (09-Jul-2021): Applicability of CGWA Guideline in the UT of Ladakh
Accreditation Policy for ground water professionals
Public Notice (17-Jun-2021): Regarding extraction of date for submission of IAR; EC/ Penalty waive off
Public Notice (07-Jun-2021): Implementation of scheme of artificial recharge of GW/ RWH in stadiums
Grievance redressal mechanism
CGWA invites comments/ suggestions on the draft specifications of water meters with telemetry framed by the committee constituted for finalizing the same. The comments may be furnished by 10th May, 2021
Applicants may approach Chairman, CGWA for redressal of their grievance in respect of Environmental Compensation (EC) and Penalty imposed by CGWA.
Notice- VC Meeting to discuss hosting telemetry data in Single cloud server.
Public Notice- 27-jan-2021.
Public Notice- Submission of Reports.
Public Notice- Digital Water Flow Meter.
Public Notice 26-Oct-2020.
Rajiv Gandhi National Ground Water Training Institute and Research institute invites application for accreditation of ground water professional from Firms/ Individuals.
Result- Young Professional (Legal).
Notice 08-Oct-2020.
Guidelines to regulate and control ground water extraction in India (24-Sep-2020).
NOTICE- Public Notice regarding extension of date for submission of application for NOC for ground water extraction.
NOTICE- Candidates selected for recruitment as Young Professional (Groud water) at CGWA, Delhi.
Public notice regarding Precautionary Measures for implementation of RWH within polluting industrial premises (English).
Public notice regarding Precautionary Measures for implementation of RWH within polluting industrial premises (Hindi).
No hard copy of application or any other documents shall be accepted at regional office w.e.f. 05/02/2020. All the documents are to be uploaded on NOCAP portal while submitting application.
Public Notice- Attention of all existing groundwater users including industrial , infrastructure and mining projects.
Public Notice- Pursuant to Direction of Hon'ble NGT under Order dated 10/05/2019 in O.A. 32/2014 in respect of Pali District , Rajasthan.
PROPONENTS SUBMITTING APPLICATIONS FOR NOC FOR INDUSTRIES/INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS/MINING UNITS LOCATED IN OVEREXPLOITED. CRITICAL AND SEMI-CRITICAL (OCS) AREAS MAY PL. NOTE THAT SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS DOES NOT GUARENTEE GRANT OF NOC AS CGWA HAS KEPT SUCH CASES ON HOLD AS PER DIRECTIONS OF HON’BLE NGT AND THE FINAL APPROVAL IN SUCH CASES SHALL BE SUBJECT TO THE FINAL ORDERS OF HON’BLE NGT IN THE MATTER.
List of Industries to whom renewal for ground water withdrawal being accorded
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).
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.
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