This EPA cell is headed by Special Secretary (G &P) of the Board and assisted by one Environmental Engineer (EPA), one Asstt. Environmental Engineer (EPA) and one Junior Environmental Engineer (EPA) with its office at Plot No.-55, Phase-2, Mohali. This cell look after the implementation of Bio-Medical Waste (Management & Handling) Rules, 1998, Municipal Solid Waste (Management & Handling) Rules, 2000 and Battery (Management & Handling) Rules, 2001 in the State. EPA cell monitors the Regional offices for grant/refuse of authorization under the rules and their visits to CBWTFs, HCFs, MCs and battery units. This cell also organizes awareness training programs for management of BMW & MSW and conducts meetings of Advisory Committee/ MSW Committee constituted under the respective Rules. The UNIDO project on Environmentally Sound Management of Medical Wastes in the State is also being looked after by this cell.