MPCB Consent to Establish, Operate and Renewal

Table showing compliance status of company

Sr. No Statutory requirements Law/Rule/GR/Guidelines Sr. No Particulars Non Compliance Action to be Taken
1 Consent to Establish/Operate/Renewal 1. Under Sec.25 of the Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 (6 of 1974) 1 Consent to Establish The industry shall make an application for Consent to Establish before establishing or starting any new industry/unit.
2. Under Sec.21 of the Air (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 (14 of 1981). 2 Consent to Operate The industry shall make an application for Consent to Operate before starting the production.
3. Authorization under Hazardous
Wastes (Management and
Handling) Rules, 1989 issued under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 (29 of 1986)
3 Consent to Renewal The industry shall make an application for renewal of consent at least 60 Days before the date of expiry of previous consent.
Without prior consent of State Board the industry should not start or expand, extend or make any addition of plant. 4 Failing to submit the consent renewal application till the date of expiry A penalty of 10 times the consent fees has to be submitted.

Establishing a new manufacturing company is a big challenge for an entrepreneur. It also requires many approvals i.e. Consent to operate (CTO Approval) and Consent to establish (CTE Approval) from government authorities. If required guidelines not followed properly for getting approval from the government then the situation may become difficult. We offer to take care of the tasks to get Consent to Establish, Consent to Operate & renewal of consent application by online submission to MPCB. In addition to that we do handle any legal issues, if occur.

Environmental Monitoring and MPCB consent Services

If a manufacturing company discharges, stores, handles, transports substances like poisonous gases, wastewater, noise or any other waste which harms/pollutes environment then they have to take approval from Pollution control board which is called as Consent from Pollution Control Board.

As per the new policy of ease of doing business the new industry has to register in Maitri registration platform for registering on it following documents required.

  • Company Registration, PAN Details, GST registration and Land details
  • Owner details such as e-mail id, PAN No, AADHAR No

Consent from Pollution Board is of two types:

Consent to Establish (NOC) & Consent to Operate

What is Consent to Establish (CTE)?

This type of Consent to Establish (NOC) must be obtained by a manufacturing company as per the Water Act 1974 and Air Act 1981, prior to the establishment of the a plat/unit.

Consent to establish or operate an application Form

There are total five sections in consent to establish form:

  • General
  • Wastewater Aspects
  • Air Emission Aspects
  • Hazardous waste aspects
  • Additional Information

There are four types of consents under CTE viz, simplified consent (pollution-free SSI), Green Consent, Orange consent and Red Consent. The validity of NOC is for one year. NOC should be renewed if the unit is not commissioned by then. If renewal is not requested within the validity period, then the fresh application has to be made to the pollution control board.

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Documents required to get the MPCB Consent to Establish

  • Site proposal/index
  • Geographical Map
  • Detailed layout plant of different processes and point sources of sewage emissions/discharges and position of stack and documents including D.G. set capability in KVA.
  • Details of Water Pollution Control/Air Pollution Control instruments proposed to be provided.
  • NOC from Directorate of Industries Government of Maharashtra /SSI Certificate Maharashtra
  • DGTD Registration ( if applicable )
  • Details of chemical reactions with mass equilibrium.
  • NOC from Local body.
  • Undertaking on Rs. 20 stamp paper or Chartered Accountant certificate about projected Capital Investment ( Land, building, and other types of machinery).
  • Water Budget calculations

Documents required for MPCB Consent to Operate or renewal

Sr. No. Consent Accompaniments
1. NOC from concern authority-MIDC PLOT POSSESION
2. Registration certificate of industrial unit.(SSI/DGTD/ETC)
3. Capital investment certificate/CA Certificate-
4. List of raw materials/process chemicals with its consumption per month on company letterhead
5. List of products with quantity in kg, Nos, ton per month etc. on letterhead
6. Process description with flow sheet on letterhead
7. Process description & block diagram of ETP & STP.
8. Water Budget Calculation
9. List of HW with quantity & disposal method.
10. Membership certificate of CHWTSD facility.
11. Details of stack./BOILER/DG
12. Layout plan of factory premises.
13. Last consent copy of Xerox.
14. Authorised Name Details / Occupier Name
15. Registered Offfice Address
14. Water & Air Analysis Report –JVS AND MOEF LAB

Consent Fee Structure

Amendment to the consent fees on 02/09/2011

PAYMENT OF CONSENT FEES: The fee structure is as under:

Sr. No. Capital Investment of Factory Consent Fees for Establish Consent Fees for Operator
1 More than 100 Crore 0.02% of the Capital Investment. 0.02% of the Capital Investment.
2 Between 75 Crore and 100 crore. 1,25,000/- 1,25,000/-
3 Between 50 Crore and 75 crore. 1,00,000/- 1,00,000/-
4 Between 25 Crore and 50 crore. 75,000/- 75,000/-
5 Between 10 Crore and 25 crore. 50,000/- 50,000/-
6 Between 05 Crore and 10 crore. 25,000/- 25,000/-
7 Between 01 Crore and 05crore. 15,000/- 15,000/-
8 Between 60 Lakhs and 01 Crore. 5,000/- 5,000/-
9 Between 10 Lakhs and 60 Lakhs. 1,500/- 1,500/-
10 Below 10 Lakhs. 500/- 500/-

The industries have been classified in different categories such as:

RED, ORANGE, GREEN depending on the pollution potential. The above referred consent fee for Combined consent to Operate period of 1, 2 & 3 years for industries in RED, ORANGE, & GREEN categories respectively. The industries can opt for multiple period of consent (maximum up to five times) by paying corresponding higher fees, subject to their complying with requirement of installation of pollution control facilities.

Penalty for Operating without Consent

Penalty for Manufacturing/Production without pollution control board Consent to Operate/Establishment can go 10 times the consent fess.

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Why Envirotech research Pvt Ltd?

We have 15+ years experience in obtaining Consent to Establish, Consent to Operate and Consent to Renewal. We take care of tasks like preparation of consent form application, submission of application for consent to operate and consent for the establishment, Required sampling analysis reports and follow up with Pollution control board to obtain consent.

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