For registration, user need to go with "New Industry Registration" link
If user has ID and password they can login directly.
There are two type of logins, 1st is for the board user, "UPPCB login" and the 2nd is "Industrial login".
Industry user need to select "Industrial login" after registration (When they get the ID and password).
If they dont have ID & Password then industry user need to register first for getting user ID and password.
Registration page will appear on screen.
On this page user need to fill up all the details
regarding industry and Occupier.
After filling all details there is an option in Occupier details of "Hint Question" It is very important for user because it is required to change the password when password is forgotten.
E mail address is also important in occupier details. Because of this mail address user will receive information from OCMMS.
The next important point is Do you want to send login credential in mail? select Yes to receive information in Email.
On home page, select "industrial login" enter the user id and password with captcha code
and click login.
Then it will ask for change password. Enter the old password and make a new password and save the password. Then login again.
Password should have minimum one numeric number (eg.1,2,3..), at least one special symbol (#,$,@) and some alphabet (eg. a,b,c,d) the password should have minimum 8 or maximum 15 character.
Then update it and login again.
Select the industrial login and enter the User Id and password. The home page of their Id
will open. Here user can apply their consent application by clicking on "apply for
If user want to save this application in his account for making some changes in application, user need to save this application by selecting "In progress"(at the bottom of page).
But if user think the application is complete then user can select button "completed" and followed by "save".
Then application will be submitted to the board with respective Regional Officer.
When user submit the application to the board, then the submitted application is shown in
"completed application" tab of the industry ID. If some observation is raised by the board, it is received in complete application and is shown by
a symbol as as shown by arrow in next page. If industry has replied of that observation then the symbol "c"
becomes as "c" . It is shown in the next slide :
click on Symbol Shown by arrow A new window will open :
In this window industry can see the observation and also make a reply in the notes block and industry can attach a document which is related to observation. And then select save.
And when industry receive any clarification/ show cause first time then submitted application goes to editable mode. Now industry should click on the application number and the application will open, then user can see a "edit"
button at bottom of application. Click on edit button. Then application goes to editable mode and you can make the changes according to the observation. Then click on submit button. Application will be submitted to the board.
And now click on "C" (Observation symbol) and make reply regarding observation and save it.
Ans: Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974
Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Rules, 1978
Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Cess Act,1977
Water(Prevention & Control of Pollution) Cess Rules 1978
Air (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1981
Air (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Rules, 1983
Environment (Protection) Act, 1986
Environment(Protection) Rules, 1986
Hazardous Waste (Management, Handling and Transboundary Movement) Rules, 2008
Bio Medical Waste (Management & Handling) Rules, 1998
Bio Medical Waste (Management & Handling)(Amendment) Rules, 2003
Municipal Solid Waste (Management & Handling ) Rules, 2000
Re-Cycled Plastic Manufacture & Usage Rules, 1999
Complete Ban on Manufacture, Sale and Use of Plastic Carry Bags...Notification dated 03.01.2011
Noise Pollution Rules, 2000
E-Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2011
Guidelines for Implementqation of E-Waste
Environment (Protection) Rules-Emission Standards for D.G.Set
Battery Rules, 2000
Public Liability Insurance Act
Public Liability Insurance Rules
Manufacture, Storage & Import of Hazardous Chemical Rules, 1989
Pollution control in 17 categories of highly polluting industries
Pollution control from industries discharging waste water into rivers and lakes
Inventorization of pollution industries in the State and ensuring their compliance to the Pollution control norms
Restoration of environmental quality in critically polluted areas
Monitoring of water and ambient air quality in the States
Bio-medical and Management of Municipal Solid Wastes
Advise the Central Government on matters relating to pollution;
Coordinate the activities of the State Boards;
Provide Technical assistance to the State Boards, carry out and sponsor investigations and research relating to control of pollution;
Plan and organize training of personnel;
Collect, compile and publish technical and statistical data, prepare manuals and code of conduct.
To lay down standards;
To plan nation wide programme for pollution control.
Functions of the State Pollution Control Boards:
To advise the State Government on matter relating to pollution and on siting of industries.
To plan programme for pollution control.
To collect and disseminate information.
To carry our inspection.
To lay down effluent and emission standards.
To issue consent to industries and other activities for compliance of prescribed emission and effluent standards.
A. There are three types of consent issued under the provisions of Water (P & CP) Act 1974 and Air (P & CP) Act, 1981.
i Consent to Establish:
All the industries and activities needing consent must obtain consent to establish before actual commencement of the works for establishing the industry/activity.
ii Consent to Operate:
This consent needs to be taken before actual commencement of production including trial production. This consent is valid for certain duration.
iii Renewal of Consent to Operate:
The consent to operate is renewed after certain period.
Ans: The powers given to Central / State Boards to make application to courts for restraining apprehended pollution of water in streams or wells .
1. Where it is apprehended by a Board that the water in any stream or well is likely to be polluted by reason of the disposal or likely disposal of any matter in such stream or well or in any sewer or on any land, or otherwise, the Board may make a application to a court, not inferior to that of a metropolitan Magistrate or a Judicial Magistrate of the first class, for restraining the person who is likely to cause such pollution from so causing.
2. On receipt of an application under sub-section(1) the court may make such order as it deems fit.
2. Where under sub-section(2) the court makes an order restraining any person from polluting the water in any stream or well, it may in that order.
i. Direct the person who is likely to cause or has caused the pollution of the water in the stream or well, to desist from taking such action as is likely to cause pollution or, as the case may be, to remove from such stream or well, such matter
ii. Authorise the Board, if the direction under Clause(I) (being a direction for the removal of any matter from such stream or well) is not complied with by the person to whom such direction is issued, to undertake the removal and disposal of the matter in such manner as may be specified by the Court.
2. All expenses incurred by the Board in removing any matter in pursuance of the authorisation under clause(ii) of sub-section(3) or in the disposal of any such matter may be defrayed out of any money obtained by the Board from such disposal and any balance outstanding shall be recoverable from the person concerned as arrears of land revenue or of public demand.
Notwithstanding anything contained in any other law, but subject to the provisions of this Act and to any directions that the Central Government may give in this behalf, a Board may, in the exercise of its powers and performance of its functions under this Act, issue any directions in writing to any person, officer or authority, and such person, officer or authority shall be bound to comply with such directions.
a. Closure, prohibition or regulation of any industry, operation or process.
b. The stoppage or regulation of supply of electricity, water or any other service.
ans: According to Section 2 of E.P.A.
a: "Environment" includes water, air and land and the inter-relationship which exists among and between water, air and land, and human beings, other living creatures, plants, micro-organism and property.
b: "Environmental pollutant" means any solid, liquid or gaseous substance present in such concentration as may be, or tend to be, injurious to environment.
c: "Environmental pollution" means the presence in the environment of any environmental pollutant.
d: d. "Hazardous substance" means any substance or preparation which, by reason of its chemical or physico-chemical properties or handling, is liable to cause harm to human beings, other living creatures; plants, microorganisms, property or the environment.
Section 3. Power of Central Government to take measure to protect and improve the environment -
Subject to the provisions of this Act, the Central Government shall have the power to take all such measures as it deems necessary or expedient for the purpose of protecting and improving the quality of the environment pollution.
In particular, and without prejudice to the generality of the provisions of sub-section (1), such measures may include measures with respect to all or any of the following matters, namely.
(i.)Co-ordination of actions by the State Governments, officers and other authorities
a. Under this Act, or the rules made thereunder
b. Under any other law for the time being in force which is relatable to the objects of this Act.
ii. Planning and execution of a nation-wide programme for the prevention, control and abatement of environmental pollution.
iii.Laying down standards for the quantity of environment in its various aspects.
iv. Laying down standards for emission or discharge of environmental pollutants from various sources whatsoever. Provided that different standards for emission or discharge may be laid down under this clause from different sources having regard to the quality or composition of the emission lr discharge of environmental pollutants from such sources.
v. Restriction of areas in which any industries, operations or processes or class of industries, operations or processes shall not be carried out or shall be carried out subject to certain safeguards.
vi. Laying down procedures and safeguards for the prevention of accidents which may cause environmental pollution and remedial measures for such accidents.
vii. Laying down procedures and safeguards for the handling of hazardous substances.
viii. Examination of such manufacturing processes, materials and substances as are likely to cause environmental pollution.
ix. Carrying out and sponsoring investigations and research relating to problems of environmental pollution.
x. Inspection of any premises, plant, equipment, machinery, manufacturing or other processes, materials or substances and giving, by order, of such directions to such authorities, officers or persons as it may consider necessary to take steps for the prevention, control and abatement of environmental pollution.
xi. Establishment or recognition of environmental laboratories and institutes to carry out the functions entrusted to such environmental laboratories and institutes under this Act.
xii. Collection and dissemination of information in respect of matters relating to environmental pollution.
xiii. Preparation of manuals, codes or guides relating to the prevention, control and abatement of environmental pollution.
xiv. Such other matters as the Central Government deems necessary or expedient for the purpose of securing the effective implementation of the provisions of this Act.
The Central Government may, if it consider it necessary or expedient so to do for the purposes of this Act, by order published in the Official Gazette, constitute an authority or authorities by such name or names as may be specified in the order for the purpose of exercising and performing such of the powers and functions (including the power to issue directions under Section 5) of the Central Government under this Act and for taking measures with respect to such of the matters referred to in sub-section(2) as may be mentioned in the order and subject to the supervision and control of the Central Government and the provisions of such order, such authority or authorities may exercise the powers or perform the functions or take the measures so mentioned in the order as if such authority had been empowered by this Act to exercise those powers or perform those functions or take such measures.
Appointment of Officers and their powers and functions :
1. Without prejudice to the provisions of sub-section(3) of Section 3, the Central Government may appoint officers with such designations as it thinks fit for the purpose of this Act and may entrust to them such of the powers and functions under the Act as it may deem fit.
2. The officers appointed under sub-section(1) shall be subject to the general control and direction of the Central Government or , if so directed by that Government, also of the authority or authorities, if any, constituted under sub-section(3) of Section 3 or of any other authority or officer.
Rules to regulate environmental pollution :
2. In particular, and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such rules may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:
a. The standards of quality of air, water or soil for various areas and purposes.
b. The maximum allowable limits of concentration of various environmental pollutants (including noise) for different areas.
c. The procedures and safeguards for the handling of hazardous substances.
d. The prohibition and restrictions on the handling of hazardous substances in different areas.
e. The prohibition and restrictions on the location of industries and the carrying on of processes and operations in different areas.
f. The procedures and safeguards for the prevention of accidents which may cause environmental pollution and for providing for remedial measures for such accidents.
Ans: Yes. Because under the E.P.A Environment includes water, air and land.
The sources of land pollution are :
i. The unintended or incidental pollution of soil with man made chemicals.
ii. The spent material from mining, or processing, etc.
iii. The discharge of sewage or waste water from urban areas on the land used for agricultural purposes, particularly that adjoining urban areas.
iv. The indiscriminate disposal of solid waste (refuse).
According to Section 7, no person carrying on any industry, operation or process shall discharge or emit or permit to be discharged or emitted any environmental pollutants in excess of such standards as may be prescribed.
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