Categories of Industries > Red Category

Sl No. Industry Sector
1 Isolated  storage  of hazardous chemicals  (as  per  schedule of manufacturing, storage of hazardous chemicals rules ,1989 as amended)
2 Automobile Manufacturing (integrated facilities)
i. Such types of plants are having either one or combinations of polluting activities viz. washing, metal surface finishing operations, pickling, plating, electro-plating  ,  phosphating,  painting ,  heat treatment etc.ii.  Some of such plants may outsource some /all of the polluting  activities.  In  such  cases,  after thorough inspection of such units by concerned SPCB, re-categorization of the industry shall be made accordingly.
3 Industries engaged in recycling /  reprocessing/ recovery/reuse of Hazardous Waste  under schedule iv of HW( M, H& TBM) rules,  2008  –  Items  namely  –  Spent cleared metal catalyst containing copper,, Spent cleared metal catalyst containing zinc,,
4 Manufacturing of lubricating oils, grease petroleum based products
5 DG Set of capacity > 5 MVA
6 Industrial carbon including electrodes  and graphite blocks, activated carbon, carbon black
7 Lead acid battery  manufacturing (excluding assembling and charging of lead-acid battery in micro scale)
8 Phosphate rock processing plant
9 Power generation  plant [except Wind and Solar renewable power plants of all capacities and Mini   Hydel   power   plant   of capacity <25MW]
10 Industries engaged in recycling / reprocessing/ recovery/reuse of Hazardous Waste under schedule iv of HW( M, H& TBM) rules,  2008  –  Items  namely  – Spent catalyst containing nickel, cadmium, Zinc, copper, arsenic, vanadium and cobalt,
11 Processes  involving chlorinated hydrocarbons
12 Sugar ( excluding Khandsari)
13 Fibre glass production   and processing (excluding moulding)
14 Fire crackers manufacturing and bulk storage facilities
15 Industries engaged in recycling / reprocessing/ recovery/reuse of Hazardous Waste under schedule iv of HW( M, H& TBM)  rules, 2008  – Items  namely – Dismantlers Recycling Plants — Components of waste electrical and electronic assembles comprising accumulators and other batteries included on list A,   mercury-switches, activated glass  cullets  from cathode-ray tubes
and other activated glass and PCB-capacitors, or any other component contaminated with Schedule  2 constituents (e.g. cadmium, mercury, lead, polychlorinated biphenyl) to an extent that they exhibit hazard characteristics indicated in part C of this Schedule.
16 Milk processes and dairy products(integrated project)
17 Phosphorous and its compounds
18 Pulp & Paper ( waste paper based without bleaching process to manufacture Kraft paper)
19 Coke making , liquefaction, coal tar distillation or fuel gas making
20 Manufacturing of explosives, detonators, fuses  including management and handling activities
21 Manufacturing of paints varnishes, pigments and intermediate (excluding blending/mixing)
22 Organic Chemicals manufacturing
23 Airports and Commercial  Air Strips
24 Asbestos and  asbestos based industries
26 Cement
27 Chlorates, per-chlorates & peroxides
28 Chlorine, fluorine, bromine, iodine and their compounds
29 Dyes and Dye- Intermediates
30 Health-care  Establishment  ( as defined in BMW Rules)
i. Mainly water polluting.
ii. The water pollution score is normalized to 100 & valid  for  Hospitals  having  total  waste-water generation > 100 KLD.
iii. The hospitals with incinerator will be categorized as Red irrespective of the quantity of the waste -water generation.
iv. The hospitals having Total  waste-water generation  less  than  100  KLD  and  without incinerator, the normalized water pollution score will be 50 and will be categorized as Orange category
31 Hotels  having  overall  waste- water generation @ 100 KLD and more.
i. Mainly water polluting.  Small  boiler may be installed.
ii. The water pollution score is normalized to 100 & valid for Hotels having waste-water generation > 100 KLD.
iii. The  hotels  having more  than  20  rooms and waste-water generation less than 100 KLD and having a coal / oil fired boiler, the pollution score will be 35/40 & are categorized as Orange.
iv. The  hotels  having more  than  20  rooms and waste-water generation less than 10 KLD and having  no-boiler  &  no  hazardous  waste generation, the  pollution score will be 20 & are categorized as Green.

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Industries engaged in recycling / reprocessing/ recovery/reuse of Hazardous  Waste under schedule iv of HW( M, H& TBM) rules, 2008 – Items namely – Lead acid battery plates and other lead scrap/ashes/residues not covered under Batteries (Management and Handling) Rules, 2001. [ * Battery scrap, namely: Lead battery plates covered by ISRI, Code word “Rails” Battery lugs covered by ISRI, Code word “Rakes”. Scrap drained/dry while intact, lead batteries  covered  by ISRI,  Code word “rains”.
33 Industries engaged in recycling / reprocessing/  recovery/reuse of Hazardous  Waste under schedule iv of HW( M, H& TBM) rules, 2008 – Items namely – Integrated Recycling Plants — Components of waste electrical and electronic assembles comprising accumulators and other batteries included  on  list  A,   mercury- switches, activated glass  cullets from cathode-ray
tubes and other activated glass and PCB-capacitors, or any other component contaminated with Schedule 2 constituents (e.g. cadmium, mercury, lead, polychlorinated biphenyl) to an extent that they exhibit hazard characteristics indicated in part C of this Schedule.
34 Manufacturing of glue  and gelatin
35 Mining and ore beneficiation
36 Nuclear power plant
37 Pesticides (technical)  (excluding formulation)
38 Photographic  film and its chemicals
39 Railway locomotive work shop/Integrated  road transport workshop/Authorized
service centers
40 Yarn   / Textile processing involving any effluent/emission generating processes including bleaching, dyeing, printing and colouring
41 Chlor Alkali
42 Ship Breaking Industries
43 Oil and gas extraction including CBM   (offshore   &   on-shore extraction  through drilling wells)
44 Industry or process involving metal surface treatment or process such as pickling/ electroplating/paint stripping/ heat treatment using cyanide bath/ phosphating or finishing and  anodizing / enamellings/ galvanizing
45 Tanneries
46 Ports and  harbour, jetties and dredging operations
47 Synthetic fibers including rayon ,tyre cord, polyester filament yarn
48 Thermal Power Plants
49 Slaughter house (as per notification S.O.270(E)dated 26.03.2001) and meat processing industries, bone mill, processing of animal horn, hoofs and other body parts
50 Aluminium Smelter
51 Copper Smelter
52 Fertilizer (basic) (excluding formulation)
53 Iron & Steel (involving processing from ore/ integrated steel plants) and or  Sponge Iron units
54 Pulp & Paper ( waste paper based units with bleaching process to manufacture writing &  printing paper)
55 Zinc Smelter
56 Oil  Refinery  (mineral  Oil  or Petro Refineries)
57 Petrochemicals Manufacturing (including processing of Emulsions of oil and  water )
58 Pharmaceuticals
59 Pulp  &  Paper  (  Large-Agro  + wood), Small Pulp & Paper   (agro  based- heat straw/rice husk)
60 Distillery ( molasses / grain / yeast based)

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