The Central Laboratory of Mizoram Pollution Control Board, set up with the financial assistance from the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Govt. of India in the year 2005 is presently functioning in the office building of MPCB at New Secretariat Complex, Khatla, Aizawl, Mizoram. The four storey building of MPCB is having floor area of 883.3 Sq.m and the Laboratory is occupying whole of the second basement which is fully functional with water, air and biological monitoring sections. It is headed by Scientist ‘B’. MPCB has no other regional laboratories other than the Central Laboratory. The Laboratory is of ‘C’ grade as per the classification of CPCB. Proposal for upgradation to ‘B’ grade, submitted to MoEF&CC is under consideration. Action has been initiated for NABL accreditation.
Water Laboratory is equipped with scientific equipments and instruments and is actively functional with water quality monitoring and research activities. Analysis is regularly carried out on daily basis for physico-chemical parameters for samples collected from various sources of water such as, surface water, underground, lakes, reservoirs, waterfalls, ponds etc. The Laboratory has provisions for:
Wet Processing room Instrumentation Room Equipments Room
Chemicals Storage Rooms Sample Storage Room Balance Room
Water Purification Room Acid Digestion Room Uninterrupted Power Supply Room