Industries Re-Categorised on Pollution Index in India

Industries Re-Categorised on Pollution Index by Ministry of Environment

Date of Release: 
Mar 6 2016

With an aim to make it easy to do business in India Environment Ministry released new categories of industries based on their pollution load.

Minister of State of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Mr. Prakash Javadekar said that, "The new category of White industries which is practically non-polluting will not require Environmental Clearance (EC) and Consent and will help in getting finance from lending institutions. The exercise of Re-categorisation was being carried out for last one year. This is a landmark decision to give a fair picture of the industries."

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