About the Organisation

 

          The Northern Regional Office of the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) is located at Chandigarh. It is one of the ten Regional Offices of the MoEF, the others being located at Lucknow, Bhopal, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Shillong, Chennai, Dehradun, Nagpur and Ranchi. It was established by the MoEF vide resolution No.17-3/85-PC dated May 12th, 1988. The jurisdiction of this Regional Office extends over the following States and Union Territories:

 

States

  1. Haryana

  2.  Punjab

  3. Jammu and Kashmir [only for
    implementation of Environment (Protection)
    Act, 1980]

Union Territories

  1.  Chandigarh (UT)

          Though the Regional Office was established in 1988, the land for construction of its own building could be procured from the Chandigarh UT Administration only during 1999. The construction work began in 2000 and was completed in February 2001. Some of the salient features of this Regional Office building are given below:

 

 Address of Regional Office

Sector 31-A, Bays 24 & 25
Dakshin Marg, Chandigarh 160 030

 Area of office plot

288.84 sq.m
Cost of civil construction Rs 93.57 lakhs

Cost of electrical works plus DG set

Rs 50 lakhs
Number of rooms 22

Number of conference room

One with 17 member capacity

Construction Agency CCU, Central Division, Chandigarh