Warer Cess Section

        The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Act, 1977 is Central Government Act is applicable all over India, 1978.

        It is an Act to provide for the levy and collection of a cess on water consumed by persons carrying on certain industries and by local authorities, with a view to augment the resources of the Central Board and the State Board of the prevention and control of  water pollution constituted under the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974.

        The year wise assessment details are given in the table.

      

YEAR WISE ASSESSMENT DETAILS

Year 

No. of Industry Assessed

No. of Local Body Assessed

Target

Assessed Amount

Amount Collected and Remitted to GoI (Rs. in lakhs)

Amount Received From  GoI

2001-02

 711

292

 200.00

  356.57

206.25

  149.00

2002-03

 813

303

 200.00

  331.60

208.09

  95.78

2003-04

 818

300

  200.00

  371.14

224.56

  254.72

2004-05

604

296

200.00

 340.20

302.14

 202.34

2005-06

595

252

250.00

480.97

383.21

128.96

2006-07 

549

302

250.00

604.57

397.88

168.45