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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.
Notice- VC Meeting to discuss hosting telemetry data in Single cloud server.
Project Proponents from Uttar Pradesh are informed that UP Government has started its online portal for Groundwater NOC and hence CGWA NOCAP Portal has stopped processing of already existing applications, as well as accepting fresh and renewal applications for Projects in UP. All Project Proponents of UP are advised to visit upgwdonline.in. Technical Helpline Number 0522-4150500 (Timing From 10:30 AM to 05:30 PM on working days).
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 in enclosed format. These accredited firm/ Individuals will obtain the required eligibility to prepare Hydrogeological and Impact Assessment report, which are required for partial fulfilment of applications submitted by Industries/ Infrastructure Projects/ Mining projects to obtain NOC from CGWA.
Applications can be send on email rgi-cgwb@nic.in by 10/11/2020.

Rajiv Gandhi National Ground Water Training.
Download Forms for Accreditation.
Download Accreditation Policy CGWA.
Result- Young Professional (Legal).
NOTICE 08-Oct-2020.
Guidelines to regulate and control ground water extraction in India (24-Sep-2020).
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.
NOTICE- Public Notice regarding extension of date for submission of application for NOC for ground water extraction.
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).
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

     Renewal -2012-13 Renewal -2012-13

     Renewal -2013-14

     Renewal -2014-15

     Renewal -2015-16

     Renewal -2016-17

     Renewal -2017-18

     Renewal -2018-19
NOTICE 21 Jun 2019
Public Notice: Renewal of NOC (08.05.2019).
Public Notice (09.04.2019).
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.
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: 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

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.
ATTENTION OF ALL EXISTING GROUND WATER USERS INCLUDING INDUSRIAL/ INFRASTRUCTURE AND MINING PROJECTS
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.
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