Categories of Industries > Orange Category

Sl. No. Industry Sector
1 Dismantling of rolling stocks ( wagons/ coaches)
2 Bakery and confectionery units with production capacity > 1 TPD. ( With
ovens / furnaces)
3 Chanachur and ladoo from puffed and beaten  rice( muri  and shira) using
husk fired oven
4 Coated electrode manufacturing
5 Compact  disc  computer  floppy and cassette manufacturing / Reel
6 Flakes from rejected PET bottle
7 Food and food processing including fruits and vegetable processing
8 Jute processing without dyeing
9 Manufacturing of silica gel
10 Manufacturing of  tooth  powder, toothpaste, talcum powder and othercosmetic
11 Printing or etching of glass sheet using hydrofluoric acid
12 Silk screen printing, sari printing by wooden blocks
13 Synthetic detergents and soaps(excluding formulation)
i. This is the score for units  having generation of waste-waters less than
100 KLD.
ii. The units having  waste- water generation more than 100 KLD will become
mainly water polluting and accordingly normalized water pollution  score
will be 75 and be  categorized  as Red.
14 Thermometer manufacturing
15 Cotton  spinning  and  weaving  (medium and large scale)
16 Almirah,  Grill Manufacturing (Dry Mechanical Process )
Air  pollution due to spray painting (emissions of VOCs). Units without
painting operations shall be categorized  as White.
17 Aluminium & copper extraction from scrap  using  oil  fired  furnace  (dry
process only)
18 Automobile servicing, repairing and painting (excluding only fuel
dispensing) Normal water & air polluting and recyclable waste oil generating. If the
waste water generation is more than 100 KLD,  it  will  become  mainly
water   polluting   and Red category unit.
19 Ayurvedic and homeopathic medicine
20 Brickfields  ( excluding fly ash brick manufacturing using lime process)
21 Building  and  construction  project more than 20,000 sq. m built up area
1.  In  the  pre-construction stage, it is mainly air polluting due to
generation of dust (PM) emissions.
2. After construction, it is mainly water polluting. If the discharge is
more than 100 KLD, it will be having the normalized score of 75 and be
categorized as Red.
22 Ceramics and Refractories
i. Mainly air polluting industry.
ii. This score is for the units having coal consumption <than 12 MT/day.
iii. For the units  having coal consumption > 12 MT /day, the normalized air
pollution score  will be 62.5 and shall be categorized as Red.
23 Coal washeries
24 Dairy and dairy products ( small scale)
25 DG set of capacity >1MVA but < 5MVA
26 Dry coal processing, mineral processing, industries involving ore sintering,
pelletisating, grinding  & pulverization
27 Fermentation industry including manufacture of yeast, beer, distillation of
alcohol (Extra Neutral Alcohol)
i. Mainly water polluting industry. This is the normalized water pollution
score for units having discharge < 100 KLD.
ii. For the units having discharge  > 100 KLD, the normalized  water
pollution score will be 75 and shall be accordingly categorized as Red.
28 Ferrous and Non-  ferrous  metal extraction involving different furnaces
through melting, refining, re-processing,  casting  and  alloy- making
i. Mainly air polluting.
ii. This score is applicable to secondary production of    ferrous   &  non-ferrous metals (excluding lead) up –to 1 MT/hour production.
iii. For lead, the normalized air pollution score will be = (100*25)/40=62.5 and is categorized as Red.
iv. For Induction Furnace clubbed with AOD furnace – separate calculation shall be made based on the capacity of the furnaces. In such industries, the molten metal from
induction furnace is transferred to AOD furnace where other metals like manganese and nickel are added  to get the metal of desired constituents. The lime and silicon are also added for reduction of  the metal oxides to the base metal. the  normalized air pollution score will be = (100*25)/40=62.5 and is categorized as Red.
29 Fertilizer (granulation / formulation / blending only)
30 Fish feed, poultry feed and cattle feed
31 Fish processing and packing (excluding chilling of fishes)
32 Forging of ferrous and non- ferrous metals  (  using  oil  and  gas  fired furnaces)
33 Formulation/pelletization of camphor tablets, naphthalene balls from camphor/ naphthalene powders.
34 Glass ceramics, earthen potteries and tile manufacturing using oil and  as fired kilns, coating on glasses using cerium fluorides and magnesium fluoride etc.
35 Gravure printing, digital printing on flex, vinyl
36 Heat treatment using oil fired furnace ( without cyaniding)
37 Hot mix plants
38 Hotels (< 3 star) or hotels having > 20 rooms and less than 100 rooms.
39 Ice cream
40 Industries  engaged  in  recycling  / reprocessing/ recovery/reuse of Hazardous Waste under schedule iv of HW( M, H& TBM) rules, 2008 –  Items namely – Paint and ink Sludge/residues
41 Industries engaged in recycling / reprocessing/recovery/reuse of Hazardous Waste under schedule iv of HW( M, H& TBM) rules, 2008 –  Items  namely  –  Brass  Dross,  Copper Dross,, Copper Oxide Mill Scale,, Copper Reverts, Cake & Residues,, Waste Copper and copper alloys in Dispersible form,, Slags  from copper processing for further  processing  or  refining, Insulated Copper Wire,, Scrap/copper with PVC sheathing including ISRI-code material
namely “Druid”,  Jelly filled Copper cables, Zinc  Dross-Hot  dip Galvanizers SLAB,, Zinc Dross-Bottom Dross,, Zinc ash/Skimming arising from galvanizing and die casting operations,, Zinc ash/Skimming/other zinc bearing wastes   arising from smelting and refining,, Zinc  ash  and
residues  including zinc alloy  residues  in   dispersible from ,,
42 Industry or processes involving foundry operations
i. This score is valid for the foundries having capacity < 5 MT/hr as such units  require the coal/coke @ < 500 kg/hr.
ii. The units having capacity of 5 MT/hr and more, the coal/coke consumption will be more than 500 kg/hr and the normalized score will be 62.5 and classified accordingly as Red.
43 Lime manufacturing (using lime kiln)
44 Liquid floor cleaner, black  phenyl, liquid soap, glycerol mono-stearate manufacturing
Both air and water pollution are generated
45 Manufacturing of glass
i. Mainly air polluting (melting at 1500ºC and refining .
ii. In case of lead glass , the score of  A1 will be 25 and accordingly the normalized scores will be 62.5 i.e. Red
46 Manufacturing of iodized salt from crude/ raw salt
47 Manufacturing of mirror from sheet glass
48 Manufacturing of mosquito repellent coil
49 Manufacturing of Starch/Sago
50 Mechanized  laundry  using  oil  fired boiler
51 Modular wooden furniture  from particle board, MDF< swan timber etc, Ceiling tiles/ partition board from saw dust,  wood  chips  etc.,  and   other agricultural waste using  synthetic adhesive resin, wooden box  making (With boiler)
1. Mainly air polluting. Boiler as well as VOCs from use of adhesives.
2. Without boiler, it will  be  a  Green  category industry.
52 New highway construction project
53 Non-alcoholic beverages(soft drink)  &  bottling  of  alcohol/non alcoholic products
i. Both air and water polluting. Score is normalized with air & water pollution. This score is valid for industries having waste-water generation < 100 KLD.
ii. For the units having waste-water generation > 100 KLD the , normalized
score would be 62.5   and categorized as Red.
54 Paint blending and mixing (Ball mill)
55 Paints and varnishes (mixing and blending)
56 Ply-board  manufacturing(  including Veneer and laminate) with oil fired boiler/ thermic fluid heater(without resin plant)
57 Potable alcohol ( IMFL) by blending, bottling of alcohol products
58 Printing ink manufacturing
59 Printing press
60 Reprocessing of waste   plastic including PVC
61 Rolling mill (oil or coal fired) and cold rolling mill
62 Spray  painting,  paint  baking,  paint shipping
63 Steel  and  steel  products  using various furnaces like blast furnace /open  hearth furnace/induction furnace/arc furnace/submerged arc  furnace /basic oxygen furnace /hot rolling reheated furnace
64 Stone crushers
65 Surgical and  medical products including prophylactics and latex
66 Tephlon based products
67 Thermocol manufacturing  ( with boiler)
68 Tobacco products including cigarettes and tobacco/opium processes
69 Transformer repairing/ manufacturing ( dry process only)
70 Tyres  and  tubes  vulcanization/  hot retreating
71 Vegetable oil manufacturing including solvent extraction and refinery / hydrogenated oils
i.  All sorts of pollution are generated.
ii. This score is valid for plants having waste-water generation < 100 KLD.
iii. If the waste-water generation is more than 100 KLD, the unit shall be
classified as Red.
72 Wire drawing and wire netting
73 Dry cell battery ( excluding manufacturing of electrodes) and assembling &
charging of acid lead battery on micro scale
74 Pharmaceutical formulation and for R & D purpose ( For sustained  release/
extended release of drugs only and not for commercial purpose)
i. All sorts of pollution are generated.
ii. R&D activities are to be shifted to Red category.
75 Synthetic resins
76 Synthetic rubber excluding molding
77 Cashew nut processing
78 Coffee seed processing
79 Parboiled Rice Mills
I. Rice Mills are generating both air and water pollution. Waste-waters are
having high strength  in respect  of BOD.
ii. This is  the normalized air & water  pollution score for units   having
waste-water generation <  100  KLD  and  fuel consumption less than 12 MTD.
iii. For units having waste-water generation > 100 KLD or fuel consumption >
12 MTD or both, the unit shall be classified as Red.
80 Foam manufacturing
81 Industries engaged in recycling / reprocessing/ recovery/reuse of Hazardous
Waste under schedule iv of HW( M, H& TBM) rules, 2008 –  Items namely –
Used  Oil  –  As  per  specifications prescribed from time  to time.
82 Industries engaged in recycling / reprocessing/ recovery/reuse of Hazardous
Waste under schedule iv of HW( M, H& TBM) rules, 2008 – Items namely –
Waste  Oil  – As  per  specifications prescribed from time to time.
83 Producer gas plant using conventional up drift coal gasification ( linked
to rolling mills glass and ceramic industry refectories for dedicated fuel