CTE has to be taken by industry from the State Pollution Control Board following the Water Act, 1974 and the Air Act, 1981, before starting the construction activities on site.
A CTO has to be taken by an industry from the State Pollution Control Board following the Air Act, 1981 and the Water Act, 1974, before the commencement of it’s production activities.
DPCC issues the CTE to industrial plants before it’s establishment and CTE before the industry begins it’s working operations begin. In complete, there are about 637 industries in Delhi which are classified further for better prevention of pollution.
White category industries do not need a consent certificate. Because of it’s non-polluting nature, they just need an undertaking. They can submit the undertaking online and transfer a hard copy of the undertaking along with other documents to DPCC.
All the industries falling under the green, orange, and red category have to apply for CTO and CTE. The validity period for CTE varies from 1 -7 years. Additionally, the CTE for the red and orange category is 5 years and 10 years for green category industries.