Jatinder Singh Kamyotra

Member Secretary
, Central Pollution Control Board
Profile / Bio: 

Mr J. S. Kamyotra is an Environmental Expert. He has been the Member Secretary of the Central Pollution Control Board, INDIA’s premier Environment decision-making body, for 5 years.

He has over 40 years of experience working in policy formulation, development of environmental standards, and establishment of real-time monitoring networks in the areas of air quality, water and noise pollution. 

Mr. Kamyotra has been a member of various National Policy Planning Committees and various environmental committees constituted by the Honorable Supreme Court of INDIA and the National Green Tribunal. He has a number of publications to his credit He has been the country’s representative in various international conferences and committees focusing on sustainable development in developing countries particularly ASEAN and the SAARC region.  He is a member of the OECD Committee on Standards Development and a Facilitator for Male Declaration. He has travelled widely both in India and abroad, coordinating various European and Canadian bilateral programmes and projects to assess the mitigative technologies available that can be successfully imbibed in developing countries, such as India.   

  • Member Expert Appraisal Committee Industry II, constituted by Ministry of Environment Forest & Climate Change, Government of India under the provision of Environment Impact Assessment Notification, 2006 as amended for clearance of industrial projects at the National level, i.e. Refineries, OII exploration, sugar industries, distilleries, chemicals etc.
  • Team Leader with the Data Qualification Services Consultant (DQSC)  to Central Pollution Control Board on the project related to Real-Time Water Quality Monitoring Stations established on River Ganga.  
  • Technical Expert (Air Pollution & Administrative Matters) to Punjab State Pollution Control Board and other Organisations.