The salient features of these orders are as under:
(a) Validity of period for Consent to operate has been increased to 5 years and 10 years for Red and Orangecategory respectively.
(b) The Industries shall be at liberty to apply for a lesser period also .
(c) Consent to Operate granted shall have the validity ending September every year for Red Category and March every year for Orange category .
(d) Power to grant / refuse any Consent to Establish and Consent to Operate have been delegated in certain cases.
(e) Small Scale Orange Category Industries will be granted consent by the Regional Officer.
ALL MEMBERS WHOSE CONSENT TO OPERATE IS DUE FOR RENEWAL , SHOULD DO SO ONLINE BY 31st DECEMBER 2015