Consent Management > Consent for Operation & Hazardous Waste Authorisation

Industries are required to obtain Consent for Operation (CFO) of the Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APPCB) for operating their units as required under Section 25/26 of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act,1974 and amendments thereof and under section 21 of the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 and amendments thereof. Hazardous Waste Authorization (HWA) is also required to be obtained by industries generating hazardous waste under Rule 6 of the Hazardous and Other Wastes (Management and Transboundary Movement) Rules, 2016. Other activities like mines, Infra projects, Hospitals, Landfills, sewage traetment plants etc also require CFO and HW authorization.

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How to Apply?     Categories of Industries     Fee Structure     CFO Orders Issued     CFO Auto Renewals

CFO Committee Meetings CFO status


Key Contacts

Mr. T. Rajendra Reddy
Joint Chief Environmental Engineer
Mobile no: 9177301450

Mr. A. Subba Rao,
Senior Environmental Engineer
Visakhapatnam Zone
Mobile no: 9177301454

Mr. M.V.N.Prasad,
Senior Environmental Engineer
Vijayawada & Kurnool Zone
Mobile no: 9177303396