This article provides a retrospective view of noise policies and ordinances in India. It also proposes revisions in them for noise abatement and control based on the available knowledge on noise policies and regulations followed around the world. The work focuses on the inclusion of noise limits for construction activities, household appliances apart from the revision in ambient noise standards and National Building Codes for protection against noise pollution.

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Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Basudeb Mondal Vs. The West Bengal Pollution Control Board and Ors. dated 13/07/2015 regarding the categorization of the cotton hosiery unit under the classification/harmonization of Red, Orange and Green category of Industries.