Non-Polluting Industrial Projects | PIB Summary

Non-Polluting Industrial

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in consultation with Central Pollution Control Board has reclassified the industries into “Red”, “Orange”, “Green” and “White” category, as part of policies and objective of government to promote ‘Ease of Doing Responsible Business. Projects under the new category of “white”, which is practically non-polluting, will not require either Environmental Clearance under Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 or Consent under Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 and Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974. 

List of White Category Industries

Sl. No.

Industry Sector

1.

Air coolers /conditioners

2.

Bicycles, baby carriages

3.

Bailing of waste papers

4.

Bio fertilizer /bio-pesticides

5.

Biscuits trays

6.

Blending / packing of tea

7.

Block making of printing

8.

Chalk making

9.

Compressed oxygen gas

10.

Cotton and woolen hosiers

11.

Diesel pump repairing

12.

Electric lamp ( bulb) and CFL

13.

Electrical and electronic item

14.

Engineering and fabrication units

15.

Flavoured betel nuts

16.

Fly ash bricks/ block

17.

Fountain pen

18.

Glass ampules

19.

Glass putty and sealant

20.

Ground nut decorticating

21.

Handloom/ carpet weaving

22.

Leather cutting and stitching

23.

Coir items from coconut husks

24.

Metal caps containers etc

25.

Shoe brush and wire brush

26.

Medical oxygen

27.

Organic and inorganic nutrients

28.

Organic manure

29.

Packing of powdered milk

30.

Paper pins and u clips

31.

Repairing of electric motors /generators

32.

Rope (plastic and cotton)

33.

Scientific and mathematical instrument

34.

Solar module non-conventional energy apparatus

35.

Solar power generation through solar photovoltaic cell, wind power and mini hydel power (less than 25 MW)

36.

Surgical and medical products assembling

Non-Polluting Industrial

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