About Central Laboratory, Meghalaya State Pollution Control Board
The Meghalaya Pollution Control Board has established its Central Environmental Laboratory in 1988. This laboratory has been recognized as “State Water and Air Laboratory” by the Government of India during 1989. This laboratory also caters to the need of other Govt. Deptts. like PHE, etc. It is equipped with sophisticated instruments like AAS, GC, specific Ion analyzer, UV-Spectrophotometer, Mobile Lab, etc., besides the basic equipments/instruments. The laboratory performs all routine analytical works and also undertakes research programmes. It has many objectives like to prevent, control and abate air and water pollution, maintaining and restoring the wholesomeness of water, protect and improve the environment and to prevent hazards to human beings, other living creatures, plants and property.