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  • End-to-end assistance during the registration process
  • Legal consultation throughout the consent process

Overview of Pollution Control Committee of Daman & Diu

The Pollution Control Committee (PCC) of Daman and Diu was constituted under the Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1974, the Air (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 and the Environment Protection Act, 1986. The PCC was established jointly for Daman, Diu, Dadra, and Nagar Haveli.

The objectives of the Pollution Control Committee of Daman & Diu are: -

  1. To work to improve and protect the Union Territories' environment while complying with the Air and Water Acts.
  2. PCC of Daman & Diu is required to monitor or regulate the different industries working and ensure their compliance with environmental norms mandated by different rules and acts.
  1. The committee is required to monitor, regulate or handle the treatment, collection and disposal of hazardous waste.
  2. The Pollution Control Committee of Daman & Diu is required to monitor or regulate the Water and Air quality of both the Union Territories.
  3. The committee is required to monitor or regulate the disposal of bio-medical wastes.
  4. The Pollution Control Committee of Daman & Diu is required to regulate the import of non-ferrous materials in both the Union Territories.

 

Responsibility of Pollution Control Committee of Daman & Diu

  • Responsibility of the Pollution Control Committee of Daman & Diu involves granting and renewal of the consent certificate (Consent to Establish and Consent to Operate) under the Water and Air Acts.
  • Dumping of bio-medical wastes handled under Bio-Medical Wastes (Management and Handling) Rules, 1998.
  • To manage and handle solid waste as per the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016.
  • To manage and handle hazardous waste as per the Hazardous Waste Management Rules, 2016
  • To enable the assembly of water Cess under the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Act, 1977.
  • Responsibility of the PCC of Daman & Diu also involves setting up a laboratory and examining Air and Water pollutants.
  • To manage and handle plastic waste as per the Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016.
  • To manage and handle Battery Waste as per the Battery Waste Management Rules, 2022.
  • To manage and handle e-waste as per the E-waste Management Rules, 2016.

Different categories of industries according to which D&DPCC Consent Certificates are provided: -

For obtainingDaman & Diu Pollution Control Committee (D&DPCC) Consent Certificate, industries are divided into four categories according to their manufacturing process and Pollution Index (PI).

White Category-White category industries are the industries which release the least amount of pollutants (PI>20). The white category industries are not mandated to obtain Consent to Operate.

Green Category- Industries under the Green category have a pollution index of 21 to 40.

Orange Category- Industries under the Orange category have a higher pollution index between 41 and 59.

Red Category-Industries categorised under the Red category are mandated to produce the maximum amount of pollution with the highest PI score of 60 and above. These red category industries are barred from any ecologically fragile area/protected area. 

Documents required by the Pollution Control Committee of Daman & Diu

For applying to obtain a consent certificate, the Pollution Control Committee of Daman & Diu has prescribed submitting some documents.

Documents required by the PCC of Daman & Diu for Consent to Establish (CTE)

  1. Completed Form no. XIII under Water Act
  2. Completed Form no. I Under Air Act, 1981
  3. Consent fees under Water and Air Act
  4. SSI certificate of partners/directors
  5. Industry Department Certificate
  6. Notarised affidavit with the details of capital investment comprising building, land and machinery and plant without depreciation
  7. MOA
  8. AOA
  9. Complete Project Report containing
    1. Site plan with photos depicting the distance between the proposed site and the nearest residential area and water body (applicable for Orange and Red categories).
    2. Chimney/stack or vent and emission sites with numbers. The site/layout plan illustrates liquid effluent's pipeline/drainage and final disposal point.
  • Storage, disposal and collection of solid waste.
  1. Open land/available area in the industrial complex for development of Green Belt, landscaping, and other purposes.
  2. Building blueprints drawn by a qualified person with machinery details.
  3. Details of the total constructed area
  • The project report comprises production process details, process flow diagram, chemical formulas, emission, effluent, and hazards/solid waste sources.
  • Water usage breakdown and water balance
  1. Effluent/Sewage Treatment Plant specifications and flow diagram
  2. Boiler type, fuel used and quantity
  3. Specifics on air pollution controls
  • Diesel Generator Specifications
  • Raw material list with daily MTD/monthly quantity
  • Product/by-product list with daily MTD/monthly quantity
  1. A material safety data sheet is required in the case of chemical industries
  1. Permission from the groundwater authority of the respective state.
  2. In the case of healthcare facilities, pharmaceutical units common Biomedical Waste Treatment Facility Membership Letter.

 

Documents by Pollution Control Committee of Daman & Diu for Consent to Operate

  1. Completed Form no. XIII under Water Act
  2. Completed Form no. I Under Air Act, 1981
  3. Consent fees under Water and Air Act
  4. Notarised affidavit with the details of Capital Investment comprising building, land, machinery and plant without depreciation
  5. Authorisation letter
  6. PAN card and the Aadhaar card
  7. Municipality or industry license
  8. Health Trade License
  9. Factory/Trade License
  10. Proof of registration of the unit
  11. Site plan/Layout plan
  12. CA letter on the total rate of the project
  13. FSSAI certificate (in case of a food-related business)
  14. Electricity bill
  15. Proof of ownership
  16. Water bill
  17. GST certificate
  18. Environmental Statement (Form-V)

Registration Process of the Pollution Control Committee of Daman & Diu

The Consents to Establish and Operate are granted as per the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 and Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974. These Acts mandate that any operation, process or industry that is likely to cause environmental damage by discharging sewerage or trade effluent into the environment or are likely to cause air pollution by emitting pollutants into the atmosphere are required to obtain consent certificates. The process of obtaining the same is as follows -

Filing the consent application

The manufacturer must first register with the Pollution Control Committee Of Daman & Diu. After registration, the applications for Consent Certificates are submitted with the required documents and applicable fees.

Inspection of premises

Following submission of both the applications of consent certificates,   the authorised personnel of the Pollution Control Committee Of Daman & Diu conducts a mandatory visit to the premises to prepare a detailed report.

Grant of certificate by Pollution Control Committee of Daman & Diu

After the report is scrutinised and reviewed by the PCC of Daman & Diu, consent certificates are granted to the manufacturer for establishing and operating the unit.

Consent Certificate Renewal Process

The Pollution Control Committee of Daman & Diu also allows renewing the Consent to Operate certificate.

The documents needed are as follows -

  1. Completed Form no. XIII under Water Act
  2. Completed Form no. I Under Air Act, 1981
  3. Consent fees under the Water and Air Act
  4. Notarised affidavit with the details of capital investment comprising building, land, machinery and plant without depreciation
  5. Copy of “Consent to Operate” order issued under the Water Act
  6. Copy of “Consent to Operate” order issued under Air Act
  7. Six monthly analysis reports of treated effluent from the effluent treatment plant
  8. Six monthly ambient air quality monitoring and stack monitoring report
  9. Application according to Form – I of Recycled Plastic Manufacturing and Usage (Amendment) Rules, 2003, for grant of authorisation to produce plastic carry bags and containers along with a copy of the registration certificate issued earlier.
  10. Environment statement for the financial year ending 31st March as per Form V of the Environment (Protection) Rules, 1989.

Hazardous Waste Authorisation granted by the Pollution Control Committee of Daman & Diu

The registration relating to the establishment or transboundary movement or cross-country movement of hazardous waste is regulated under the Hazardous Wastes (Management, Handling and Transboundary Movement) Rules, 2008. For authorisation, the entity handling the hazardous waste must apply under Form 1 to the Pollution Control Committee of Daman & Diu.

Documents required for submission

The documents which are compulsory while applying for hazardous waste authorisation are: -

  • CTO (Content to Operate);
  • Certificate of incorporation (CIN)/LLP;
  • CTE (Content to Establish);
  • MOA (Memorandum Of Association);
  • AOA (Article of Association);
  • Board resolution for appointing an authorised person;
  • Aadhaar card;
  • PAN copy;
  • Layout plans;
  • GST certificate of business;
  • Rent/proof of ownership;
  • Factory license/Trade license.

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