Pollution Control
 

The Modus operandi for processing of application of 'Consent to Establish' & 'Consent to Operate' for Micro & Small Scale Enterprises by District Industries Centre.

 

The enterprises in Micro & Small Scale having activities of Green & Orange Category of Pollution will submit Consent application forms to D.I.Cs at the time getting acknowledgement of E.M.-I.

Regarding pollution clearance General Manager, District Industries Centre, will issue certificate for "Consent to Establish" (NOC) and "Consent to Operate" in respect of "Green" category of enterprises at the issuance of acknowledgement of EM-I & EM-II respectively. Pollution clearance towards "Consent to Establish" for "Orange" Category will be issued by GM, DIC. But for 'Red' Category of pollution the clearance certificates for 'Consent to Establish' and 'Consent to Operate' will be issued by WBPCB. The 'Consent to Operate' for 'Orange' will be issued by WBPCB. The list of 'Green', 'Orange' & 'Red' and 'Spl. Red ' is released by WBPCB from time to time depending on extent of pollution in the specific areas of importance (other than industrial zone) so as to promote enterprise difficulty areas,

Pollution Clearance Certificate for setting up SSI unit.  As a policy measure (vide order no 1358(2)29/WPB-4/91 dt. 08.12.99) General manager of DICs and Officer-in-Charge of sub-DIC, Siliguri, Deputy Director of Industries (Ancl), Durgapur of this Dte. are declared as Ex-Officio environment Officer of WBPCB for processing of application for "Consent to Establish" and "Consent to Operate".

The Consent to Establish" (COE) certificate is needed at the time of issuance of E.M Part I and "Consent to Operate" (COO) is at the time of issuance of E.M Part II. As per WBPCB guidelines industrial units are classified under 5 categories viz. special red, red, orange, green and exempted category.

For Exempted Category - no pollution clearance certificate is needed.
For other categories - details are given below -

CATEGORY

CERTIFICATE

ISSUING AUTHORITY

Special Red

CEO & COO

WBPCB

Red

CEO

WBPCB

Red

COO

WBPCB

Orange

CEO

DICs/Sub DICs

Orange

COO

DICs/Sub DICs/WBPCB

Green

COE & COO

DICs/Sub DICs

 

As regards pollution control the Directorate has been regularly monitoring collection, compilation, tabulation of data, as well as dissemination of reports to the authorities concerned as and when required and maintaining of liaison with W.B.P.C.B. and D.I.Cs.

Green category of polluting industries.
The industries can be permitted in any area with adequate pollution control measures subject to site clearance by local body authority.

Orange category of polluting industries
The industries can be permitted in all municipal areas other than CMC or HMC but within Industrial Estates in CMC or HMC area with adequate pollution control measures subject to condition that the site clearance should be obtained from Municipal authorities for setting up of new units.

Ordinary Red category of polluting industries.
The industries can be permitted in Municipal areas falling under Calcutta Metropolitan area(CMA) These can however be set up beyond CM A with adequate pollution abatement system subject to site clearance by local bodies.

Special Red category of polluting industries
The industries can be permitted in Municipal areas falling under Calcutta Metropolitan area (CMA). These are however be set up beyond CMA with adequate pollution abatement system subject to site clearance by local bodies.

The application forms of 'Consent to Establish' and 'Consent to Operate' for Micro & Small Scale Green Category industries will be available from District Industries Centres. The Micro & Small Scale Green Category industries will submit consent application forms for 'Consent to Establish' and 'Consent to Operate' to the DIC alongwith the specific payment challan or counter foil of Consent fees (payment to be made to Nationalized Bank Branches). For 'Red' and 'Orange' Categories the consent application forms will be available from the specified Bank Branches and to be submitted to WBPCB offices either at Hd. Office/Branches at Bhawani Bhavan, Barackpore, Durgapore and Salt Lake, alongwith the payment challan to made at the Bank Branches.

 
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