Consent to Establish

As per provisions of Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 all new intending projects (Developmental & Industrial) are required to obtain “Consent to Establish”(popularly termed as NOC) from State Pollution Control Board.Consent to Establish can be obtained by applying to Board with adequate fees and requisite documents and information through online services.

Notice for online application of CTE

Depending upon the pollution and hazard potential of industrial activities, the industries are categorized as Red , Orange, Green and White. The industrial projects are further classified into Category A, Category B and Category C as follows on the basis of investment and pollution potential.

Investment Green Orange Red
  • Upto 5 Crore
C C C
  • More than 5 Crore and upto 50 Crore
C C B
  • More than 50 Crore
C B A

The mining projects are classified as per following

Mining projects

Category

Other than coal, bauxite, iron, manganese, limestone, dolomite and chromite

B

Coal, bauxite, iron, manganese, limestone, dolomite and chromite

A

Revised Classification of Industries

Fee Structure for Consent to Establish


The Board has delegated powers to officers at Head Office as well as Regional officers in the matter of grant of consent to establish as follows:

Place

Approving Authority / Officer

Consent to establish

 

Head Office

 

Member Secretary

i) 17 categories of highly polluting industries (Red-A)* having investment of Rs. 50 crore or more on recommendation of consent committee1

ii) Coal, Bauxite, Iron ore, Manganese, Limestone, Dolomite & Chromite Mines on recommendation of consent committee1.

iii) All sponge iron plants on recommendation of consent committee1

 

Sr. Env. Engineer /

Sr. Env. Scientist

i) 17 categories of highly polluting industries (Red-A)* having investment of less than Rs. 50 crore on recommendation of Internal Consent Committee2.

ii) Other than 17 category of polluting industries (Red-A) i.e Red-B, Orange and Green having investment of Rs. 50 crore or more on recommendation of Internal Consent Committe2.

 

Regional Office

 

Regional Officer

i) Other than 17 category of polluting industries (Red-A) i.e Red-B, Orange and Green having investment uptoRs. 50 crore.

ii) Mines other than coal, Bauxite, Iron Ore, Manganese, Limestone, Dolomite & Chromite.

All projects with investment of Rs. 1000 crore or more and miens with lease hold area of 1000 Ha. or more will be evaluated by consent committee after appraisal by Technical.

*Distillery (including Fermentation), Sugar (excluding Khandasari), Fertilizer (Basic), Pulp and Paper, Chloralkali, Pharmaceuticals, Dyes and Dye-intermediates, Pesticides (Technical), Oil Refinery, Tanneries, Petrochemicals, Cement, Thermal Power, Iron & Steel, Zinc smelter, Aluminium smelter & Copper smelter.
1. Subject to approval of Chairman
2. Subject to approval of Member Secretary
All policy decisions relating to grant of Consent to Establish and decision on enforcement activities will be taken with prior approval of Chairman.

Delegation of power 





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