Honorable Shri R. B. Barad (IAS) is the Chairman of the Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB). His responsibilities encompass overseeing the board’s operations and ensuring compliance with pollution control laws, particularly the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974, and the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981.
Previously, Shri R. B. Barad held the position of Deputy Municipal Commissioner (Ahmedabad) and Municipal Commissioner (Jamnagar). He also served as the Collector in various cities in Gujarat. His leadership and commitment to environmental causes have resulted in significant advancements, including improved air and water quality in Gujarat. With his expertise in administrative leadership and passion for sustainable development. He continues to drive positive change in the field of environmental conservation.