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    Consent Management - Categorisation of Industries (R/O/G)
 
I) List of Industries under 'RED' categories

A
Industries identified by Ministry of Environment & Forests, Government of India as heavily polluting and covered under Central Action Plan. Viz;
1
Distillery including Fermentation industry.
2
Sugar (excluding Khandsari)
3
Fertilizer (Basic) (excluding formulation)
4
Pulp and Paper (Paper manufacturing with or without pulping).
5
Basic Drugs.
6
Pharmaceuticals (excluding formulation).
7
Dyes and Dye-intermediates.
8
Pesticides (Technical) (excluding formulation).
9
Oil refinery (Mineral oil or Petro refineries).
10
Tanneries.
11
Petrochemicals (Manufacture of and not merely use of as raw material)
12
Cement
13
Thermal Power Plants
14
Iron and Steel (Involving processing from ore/scrap/Integrated steel plants.)
15
Zinc smelter
16
Copper smelter.
17
Aluminium smelter
18
Lead processing and battery reconditioning and manufacturing (including lead smelting).
B
Industries manufacturing following products or carrying out following activities:-
1
Tyres and tubes (excluding Vulcanisation/Retreating/moulding).
2
Synthetic rubber
3
Glass and fiberglass production and processing.
4
Industrial carbon including electrodes and graphite blocks, activiated carbon, carbon black etc.
5
Paints and varnishes (excluding blending/mixing)
6
Pigments and intermediates.
7
Synthetic resins.
8
Petroleum products involving storage, transfer or processing.
9
Lubricating oils, greases or petroleum-based products
10
Synthetic fibers including rayon, tyre cord, polyester filament yarn.
11
Surgical and medical products involving prophylactics and latex.
12
Synthetic detergent and soap.
13
Photographic films and chemicals.
14
Chemical, petrochemical and electrochemical including manufacture of acids such as Sulphuric Acid, Nitric Acid, Phosphoric Acid etc.
15
Industrial or inorganic gases.
16
Chlorates, perchlorates and peroxides.
17
Glue and gelatin
18
Yarn and textile processing involving scouring, bleaching, dyeing, printing or any effluent/emission generating process.
19
Vegetable oils including solvent extracted oils, hydrogenated oils.
20
Industry or process involving metal treatment or processes such as pickling, surface coating, paint baking, paint stripping, heat treatment, phosphating or finishing etc
21
Industry or process involving electroplating operations.
22
Asbestos and asbestos-based industries.
23
Slaughter houses and meat processing units.
24
Fermentation industry including manufacture of yeast, beer etc.
25
Steel and steel products including coke plants involving use of any of the equipments such as blast furnaces, open hearth Furnace, induction furnace or arc furnace etc. or any of the operations or processes such as heat treatment, acid pickling, rolling or galvanizing etc
26
Incineration plant
27
Power generating plants (excluding D.G. Sets)
28
Lime manufacturing
29
Tobacco products including cigarettes and tobacco processing.
30
Dry coal processing/Mineral processing industries like ore sintering, palletization etc.
31
Phosphate rock processing plants
32
Coke making, coal liquefaction, coaltar distillation or fuel gas making
33
Phosphorous rock processing plants.
34
Explosive including detonators, etc.
35
Fire crackers.
36
Processes involving chlorinated hydrocarbon.
37
Chliorine, fluorine, bromine, iodine and their compounds.
38
Hydrocyanic acid and its derivatives.
39
Milk processing and dairy products (Integrated project)
40
Industry or process involving foundry operations.
41
Potable alcohol ( IMFL) by blending or distillation of alchohol.
 
II) List of Industries under 'ORANGE' category

A
Industries identified by Ministry of Environment & Forest, Government of India under "Orange" Category.
1
Manufacture of mirror from sheet glass and photoframing
2
Cotton spinning and weaving
3
Automobile servicing and repairs stations.
4
Hotels and restaurants
5
Flour mills (excluding Domestic Aatta Chakki)
6
Malted food
7
Food including fruits and vegetable processing
8
Pulphing and fermenting of coffee beans.
9
Instant tea/coffee, coffee processing.
10
Non-alcoholic beverages (soft drinks)
11
Fragrances and industrial perfumes
12
Food additives, nutrients and flavours.
13
Fish processing
14
Organic nutrients
15
Surgical and medical products not involving effluent/emission genrating processes
16
Laboratory-wares
17
Wire drawing (cold process) and bailing straps.
18
Stone crushers
19
Laboratory chemicals involving distillation, purification process
20
Tyres and tubes vulcanisation, vulcanisation, retreading moulding.
21
Pesticides/Insecticides/Fungicides/Herbicides/Agrochemical formulation
22
NPK Fertilizers/Granulation
23
Pharmaceuticals formulations.
24
Khandsari sugar
 
III) List of Industries under 'GREEN' category

A
Industries in Small Scale, Cottage/Village category suggested under Annexure to Environment Department, Government of Maharashtra, G.R. No.ENV/1088/672/CR-185 Desk-1 dated 18.3 1992 for issuance simplified NOC/Consent from Maharashtra Pollution Control Board.
B
All those industries or processes which are not covered under the "Red" and/or "Orange" category; entries not generating process effluents or emissions. An illustrative list is provided.
1
Wasting of used sand by hydraulic discharge
2
Aatta-chakkies
3
Rice mullors
4
Steeping and processing of grains
5
Mineralised water
6
Dal mills
7
Bakery products, biscuits, confectionery
8
Groundnut decorticating (dry)
9
Supari (Betelnut) and masala grinding
10
Chilling plants and cold storages
11
Ice cream or Ice-making
12
Tailoring and garment making
13
Cotton and woolen hosiery
14
Apparel making
15
Handloom weaving
16
Shoelace manufacturing
17
Gold and silver thread zari work
18
Gold and sliver smithy
19
Leather footwear and leather products excluding tanning and hide processing
20
Musical instruments manufacturing
21
Sports goods.
22
Bamboo and cane products (only dry operations)
23
Cardboard or corrugated box and paper products (Paper or pulp manufacturing excluded.)
24
Insulation and other coated papers (Paper or pulp manufacturing excluded.)
25
Scientific and mathematical instruments.
26
Furniture (wooden and steel)
27
Assembly of domestic electrical appliances
28
Radio assembling
29
Fountain pens.
30
Polythene, plastic and P.V.C. goods through extrusion/moulding.
31
Rope (cotton and plastic)
32
Carpet weaving
33
Assembly of air coolers, conditioners.
34
Assembly of bicycles, baby carriages and other small non-motorised vehicles.
35
Electronics equipment (Assembly)
36
Toys
37
Water softening and demineralised plants
38
Paint (by mixing process only)
39
Candles
40
Carpentry (excluding saw mill)
41
Oil ginning/expelling (no hydrogenation/refining)
42
Jobbing and machining
43
Manufacture of steel trunks and suitcases
44
Paper pins and U-clips
45
Block making for printing.
46
Optical frames
47
Powerlooms/handlooms (without dyeing & bleaching)
48
Printing press
49
Garments stitching, tailoring
50
Thermometer making
51
Footwear (rubber)
52
Plastic processed goods.
53
Medical and surgical instruments
54
Electronic and electrical goods.
55
Rubber goods industry.
 
Note
1. The industries which do not fall in any of the above mentioned 3 categories, decision with regard to their classification will be taken by a committee at Head Office level comprising of APAE/WPAE/PSO.
2. In respect of the industries falling under A & B under 'GREEN' category, in the event of any duplication/repeatation, the industry shall be treated to be falling under category 'A' which is entitled for the benefit of simplified perpetual consent without charging of any consent fee.
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