The HCFs generating total Waste-Water more than 100 KLD are categorized as Red category and the HCFs generating less than 100 KLD are categorized as Orange category.
The Board issuing Authorizations under the Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules for HCFs upto 25 beds and issuing Combined Consent cum Bio-Medical Waste Authorization for HCFs having bed strength ≥ 25 beds. The validity period of consent / BMW Authorization is 5 years for Red category HCFs & 10 years for Orange category HCFs.
As per G.O.Ms.No.41, dated 20.04.2005 a fee of Rs.100/- (Rupees one hundred only) per bed per annum for fresh authorizations and Rs.50/- (Rupees Fifty only) per bed per annum for renewal authorizations for the hospitals and Health Care Facilities (HCFs) and in case of Clinics, Pathological Laboratories and Blood Banks a flat charge of Rs.1000/- (Rupees one thousand only) per annum is to be paid towards processing fee along with Bio-Medical Waste Authorization application. Who makes an application in the prescribed form to the prescribed authority i.e., Member Secretary, Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board for grant of authorization. The processing fee is likely to be revised from time to time.
HCFs ≥ 25 beds are required to pay consent fee along with the consent applications.
The consent fee details are given under consent management.