List of Environmental Protection Agencies in Pakistan.

List of Environmental Protection Agencies in Pakistan.

Welcome to Pakistanwildlife.com. A number of government, non-government and international organizations in Pakistan are serving the cause of Environmental Protection.

Following organizations are working in the field of Environmental Protection in Pakistan.  

Ministry of Climate Change

Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC) deals with climate change in Pakistan. The Ministry actively involves in national policy, plans strategies and programmes with regard to disaster management including environmental protection, preservation, pollution, ecology, forestry, wildlife, biodiversity, climate change and desertification. http://www.mocc.gov.pk/index

Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency

Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency is an attached department of the Ministry of Climate Change and responsible to implement the Pakistan Environmental Protection Act, 1997 in the country. An Act to provide for the protection, conservation, rehabilitation and improvement of environment, for the prevention and control of pollution, and promotion of sustainable development. Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency also provides all kind of technical assistance to the Ministry of Climate Change. http://www.environment.gov.pk/

Sindh Environmental Protection Agency

Environment Climate Change & Coastal Development Department, Government of Sindh. SEPA vision is to provide a healthy and pollution free living environment. http://epasindh.gov.pk/index.htm

Environment Protection Department of Government of Balochistan

The Environment Protection Department of Government of Balochistan plays an important role in improving the plight of common man and bringing about a perceptible change within the society by minimizing and eliminating adverse environmental effects of effluents being discharged from industrial activity, wastes of all kinds and pollution detrimental to public health, safety and welfare. https://bepa.gob.pk/

EPA KP – Environmental Protection Agency Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Our Vision is to provide a healthy and pollution free living environment for the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. https://epakp.gov.pk/

Environment Protection Department Punjab

Environmental degradation is escalating rapidly at the national and global level. Environment Protection Department, Punjab was established to combat this problem. Environment Protection Department, Punjab created Environment Protection Agency (EPA) which is responsible for the protection, conservation, rehabilitation and improvement of the environment; the prevention and control of pollution; and promotion of sustainable development in the province. https://epd.punjab.gov.pk/

Gilgit-Baltistan Environmental Protection Agency

The Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency is an executive agency of the Government of Pakistan managed by the Ministry of Climate Change. The agency is charged with protecting human health and the environment by writing and enforcing regulation based on laws passed by Parliament. Gilgit Baltistan Environmental Protection Agency (GBEPA) has been established in 2015. GBEPA are to take measures to promote sustainable development in GB. http://www.gbepa.gog.pk/

Environmental Protection Agency AJ&K

http://www.epaajk.gok.pk/index.php

Pakistan Meteorological Department

Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) is both a scientific and a service department. PMD is responsible for providing meteorological service throughout Pakistan. https://www.pmd.gov.pk/en/

Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission

Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO), the national space agency, was established in 1961 as a Committee and was granted the status of a Commission in 1981. SUPARCO is mandated to conduct R&D in space science, space technology, and their peaceful applications in the country. It works towards developing indigenous capabilities in space technology and promoting space applications for socio-economic uplift of the country. http://www.suparco.gov.pk/index.asp

 National Institute of Oceanography Pakistan

The National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) is located in Karachi. It was established in 1981 by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of Pakistan. Its Head Office is at Clifton Karachi, with three sub-stations at Gwadar, Sonmiani and Ghora Bari. The main area of research of the Institute is the north Arabian Sea and beyond. The oceanic and atmospheric processes of the north Arabian Sea modify our climate, offer numerous living and non-living resources, Oceanographic research brings together all the scientific disciplines needed to study the ocean. http://www.niopk.gov.pk/index.html

Geological Survey of Pakistan

Geological Survey of Pakistan (GSP) is an attached department of the Ministry of Energy (Petroleum Division), Government of Pakistan.  It was established, at the time of independence in 1947, with only 5 Muslim geologists of the Geological Survey of India who opted for Pakistan. Geological Survey of Pakistan is an independent executive scientific agency to explore the natural resources of Pakistan. Main tasks GSP perform are Geological, Geophysical and Geo-chemical Mapping of Pakistan. https://gsp.gov.pk/

Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research

Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR) was established in 1953 under Societies Act to promote the cause of Science and Technology in the country. Since 1973, it is functioning under the Act of Parliament, which was amended in 1984. Chief Executive of the Council is the Chairman who is appointed by the Federal Government. http://www.pcsir.gov.pk/

Pakistan Agricultural Research Council

Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) is the apex national organization working in close collaboration with other federal and provincial institutions in the country to provide science based solutions to agriculture of Pakistan through its statutory functions. http://www.parc.gov.pk/index.php/en/

WWF – Pakistan

We share our planet with millions of species of plants and animals – a wondrous variety of wildlife that enriches our lives in so many ways. WWF-Pakistan was established in 1970 to create a future where people could live in harmony with nature. https://www.wwfpak.org/

IUCN – Pakistan

Pakistan’s wide variety of ecosystems and habitats range from the Arabian Sea in the south to the second highest peak in the world, K-2, in the north, all hosting a broad diversity of species. The IUCN Pakistan country office was established in 1985 and has been an important contributor to environmental work. https://www.iucn.org/asia/countries/pakistan