Industrial Siting (locational) policy for West Bengal

Special Red category industries Industries mentioned in the list of Special Red category cannot be permitted in Municipal areas falling under Kolkata Metropolitan Area (KMA). These can however be set up beyond the Municipal areas of KMA with adequate pollution abatement system subject to site clearance by local bodies. However, for the categories of industries in serial number 23, 25, 29, 40 & 47 of the above list, the consideration for siting in KMA will be location specific and will be decided by the Board.
Ordinary Red category industries

Industries mentioned in the list of Ordinary Red category cannot be permitted in Municipal areas falling under Kolkata Metropolitan Area (KMA). These can however be set up beyond the Municipal areas of KMA with adequate pollution abatement system subject to site clearance by local bodies. However, for the category of industries in serial number 14 of the above list, the consideration for siting in KMA will be location specific and will be decided by the Board.

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Orange category industries

Industries mentioned in the list of Orange category can be permitted in all municipal areas other than Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) and Howrah Municipal Corporation (HMC) areas [except added areas of HMC] or within Industrial Estates in case of KMC & HMC area with adequate pollution control measures subject to the condition that the site clearance should be obtained from the Municipal authorities for siting up of new units. However, for the categories of industries in si. nos. 2, 12, 14, 15, 26, 27, 30, 35 & 37 of the above list, the consideration for siting outside industrial estates in KMC & HMC area will be location specific and will be
decided by the Board. Green category industries

Industries mentioned in the list of Green category can be permitted in any area in the state with adequate pollution control measures subject to the site clearance by local body.
Exempted category industries

Industries mentioned in the list of Exempted category need not apply for either 'Consent to Establish' or 'Consent to Operate' and can be permitted in any area in the state subject to site clearance by local body.
Special Restrictions

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Specific 60 categories of water intensive industries are not permitted within 10 Km. around the new integrated leather complex at Bantala Red category industries are not permitted to set up within any municipal areas of Bardhaman

district except Jamuria Industrial areas .

Hydrochloric acid. fluorine. Power plant (captive) 41. Dyes and dye-intermediates 18. Ferrous & Non-ferrous metal extraction (different furnaces & smelting). Oil refinery (Mineral oil or Petro refineries) 33. manual brush. refining. manufacture (including distillation) of mineral acids such as Sulphuric acid.List of Industries under "SPECIAL RED" Category 1. processing of coal tar distillate or fuel gas making. Copper smelter 15. Glass and ceramics (excluding tile manufacturing) using coal fired kiln 23. petrochemical and electrochemical. iodine and their compounds 12. coal liquefaction. & their storage 20. 21. 1989). bromine. surface coating (excluding spray. Storage & Import of Hazardous Chemicals Rules. Electroplating operations 19. Distillery including fermentation industry (including manufacture of yeast & beer) 17. Chlorates. alloy making etc. 6. Phosphorous and its compounds 38. manufacture of alum 10. printing or any effluent/emission generating process) and dyeing of other fabrics 28. Industry or process involving metal treatment or process such as pickling. bleaching. and their salts. Pesticides (including formulation) 35. forging (with coal fired boilers). Integrated textile mills (processing involving scouring. Chlorine. Phenolic products 37. 7. Coke making. Isolated storage of hazardous chemicals (as per schedule of Manufacture. Power plants (including hydel power. fuses etc. Incineration plants 26. Explosives including detonators. open hearth furnace. phosphating. Hazardous waste/Bio-medical waste disposal facilities 24. 9. 27. galvanising. thermal power. Acid lead batteries including lead plate casting (more than 10 batteries per day) All mining activities including queries Aluminium smelter Asbestos and asbestos-based industries Basic drug & pharmaceutical (excluding formulation) Calcium carbide manufacturing Cast iron foundry Cement (excluding simple grinding) Chemical. Fertiliser (Basic) (excluding granulation & formulation only) 22. Pigments and intermediates 39. Petrochemicals (manufacture of and not merely use of as raw material) 36. Hydrocyanic acid and its derivatives 25. induction furnace or arc furnace etc. Non-alcoholic beverages (soft drinks) and only bottling of alcoholic products (capital investment on plant & machinery > 1 crore) 32. Phosphoric acid etc. 30. paint baking. dyeing. Paints and varnishes (excluding units with only blending & mixing) 34. Lead smelting. 29. 4. Chloro alkali 13. 5. Dichromate and chromates & basic chrome sulfate 16. 8. etc. 2. casting. 3. heat treatment (only cyniding). nuclear power etc. refining and manufacture of its oxides 31. Processes involving chlorinated hydrocarbons . Nitric acid. anodising etc. paint stripping). perchlorates and peroxides 11. coke briquetting (excluding sundrying) 14. Iron and Steel (involving processing from ore / scrap / integrated steel plants) including coke plants and steel products involving use of any of the equipment such as blast furnaces. coal tar distillation.) (excluding Diesel Generator sets and captive power plant) 40.

Ship breaking activity 48. Waste oil processing (any method) 56. Pulp & Paper (excluding paper manufacturing by hydropulping and excluding manufacture of Straw board. Vegetable oils & edible oils including solvent extracted oils. Gray board & Duplex board) 44. Synthetic rubber 53. Zinc smelter . Tanneries 54. Rubber chemicals 47. Radioactive elements 45. Printing or etching of glass sheet using hydrofluoric acid (large scale) 43. polyester filament yarn & raw woolen. Rolling mill (hot) (coal fired) 46. Synthetic resins 52. hydrogenated oils 55. tyre cord. Synthetic & natural fibre including rayon. Slaughter houses and meat processing units 49. raw silk. Sugar 50. cellophane paper. cellulose nitrate 51.42.

10. Acid slurry (sulphonation) Bitumen processing and products Bone Mill Composite woollen mill including dewaxing of raw wool and raw silk Ceramic colour manufacturing (using boiler) Dairy and dairy products (integrated project. Wood charcoal manufacturing and processing . Rubber goods industry (with boiler) 32. Manufacturing of umbrella (including manufacturing of metallic handle and sticks) 26. capital investment on plant & machinery > Rs. 2. Earthen potteries & tile manufacturing (using coal or wood fired kiln) Electric lamp (bulb) manufacturing (large scale) Fibre glass and glass wool production Food & food processing including fruits & vegetable processing (with capital investment on plant & machinery > Rs. 17. 15. 7. Synthetic detergent (excluding formulation) and soap (with steam boiling) 38. 8. Straw board. pelletization. Reclamation of rubber. activated carbon. 12. 1 crore) Dry coal processing/Mineral processing industries like ore sintering. 5. grinding and pulverisation etc. 3. Manufacturing of toothpowder. gelatine and synthetic adhesives Gold and Silver smithy (purification with acid. toothpaste. Refractories 31. Shellac processing 33. Spice grinding (> 20 HP motor) 34. Manufacturing of optical lenses (using furnace other than electric furnace) 27. Manufacturing of pasted veneers using boiler or Thermic Fluid Heater 25. gray board. Industrial or inorganic gases (excluding medical oxygen) 18. Surgical and medical products involving prophylactics and latex 37. 1 crore) Glue (excluding glue from starch). 9. rubber based adhesives 30. Manufacturing of silica gel with furnace 23. duplex board and paper manufacturing by hydropulping and with or without using boiler 36. talcum powder and other cosmetic items (large & medium scale) 24. 13. manufacture of rubber solution containing mineral naptha & rubber wastes. 4. Lubricating oils. 6. carbon black 14. Photographic films and chemicals 28. Plyboard manufacturing (including veneer & laminate) with coal or waste wood fired boiler / thermic fluid heater (with captive resin manufacturing plant) 29. 11. Stone crushing 35. Tyres and tubes vulcanization/hot retreading (using coal fired boiler)/moulding 39.List of Industries under "ORDINARY RED" Category 1. greases or petroleum based products (excluding blending at normal temperature) 21. Jute processing with dyeing 19. Lime manufacturing 20. etc. 16. smelting operation and sulfuric acid polishing operation) (using more than 1 litre of Sulphuric Acid / Nitric Acid per month) Health care establishment Handicrafts products like terracotta work Industrial carbon including electrodes and graphite blocks. Manufacturing & reprocessing of PVC granules and manufacturing of reprocessed PVC products 22.

earthen potteries and tile manufacturing using oil or gas fired kiln 24. Grill Manufacturing (not permitted in municipal areas of West Bengal) 23. Manufacture of mirror from sheet glass 33. piggery (capital investment on land. Dry cell battery (excluding manufacturing of electrodes) 15. Engineering and fabrication units 16. Hardware manufacturing for computer and other information technology instruments 25. Hotels & Restaurants (capital investment on land. Manufacturing of ferrous and non-ferrous metal products (without using any heating equipment) 34. Fish feed. hatchery. Coffee seed processing 12. Chilling plant. repairing and painting (excluding only fuel dispensing) Ayurvedic and Homeopathic medicine (with boiler) Bakery & confectionery [(a) with production capacity < 10 tpd with coal & wood fired oven and (b) all units with production capacity > 10 tpd] 5. Cashewnut processing 8. 10 lacs) . Forging of ferrous & non-ferrous metal (using oil or gas fired boilers) 22. Ice cream 30. cold storage and Ice making 10. Fish processing and packaging (excluding chilling offish) 19. Poultry. 4. 2. poultry feed and cattle feed 18. Brickfields (excluding fly ash brick manufacturing using lime process) 7. Heat treatment using oil fired furnace (excluding cyniding) 26. 1 crore) 21. Almirah Manufacturing (not permitted in municipal areas of West Bengal) Automobile servicing. ft. Food & food processing including fruits & vegetable processing (capital investment on plant & machinery > Rs. Plyboard manufacturing (including vineer & laminate) with oil fired boiler/ thermic fluid heater (without resin plant) 38. Chiramill 11. Jute processing without dyeing 32. Foam manufacturing 20. super built up area 28. plant & machinery > 30 lakhs) 27. Cotton spinning and weaving (medium and large scale) 14. ceramic. building. plant & machinery > Rs. Coke briquetting (sun drying) 13. Infrastructure development project with capital investment more than Rs. Fire works manufacturing and storage 17. building. Bleaching of fabrics. 5 crores 31. 3. Housing complexes with more than 100 flats or more than 60000 sq. Husking mill 29. Organic nutrients (excluding simple mixing) 35.10 lakhs but < Rs. Cement grinding (excluding coal fired drier) 9.List of Industries under "ORANGE" Category 1. yarn 6. Paint blending & mixing (Ball mill) 36. Gravure printing 40. Pharmaceutical formulation (capital investment plant & machinery > Rs. Glass. 10 lacs) 37.

Tobacco products including cigarettes and tobacco processing 54. Tyres and tubes vulcanization/hot retreading (using oil or gas fired boiler) 55. 5 lacs) 52. Spray painting. Silk screen printing 49. paint baking. Printing or etching of glass sheet using hydrofluoric acid (small scale) 43. Wire netting . Storage of hides and processing of tallow 51. Printing ink manufacturing 42. Rice mill & rice hullers 46. Synthetic detergents formulation (capital investment on plant & machinery > Rs. Rolling Mill (oil or gas fired) and cold Rolling mill 47. Puffed rice (muri) (using husk or coal fired chullah or vatti) 44. Power press 40. Wire drawing (cold process) and bailing straps 56. Pulverisation of bamboo and scrapwood 41. Tea processing 53. Sawmill 48.39. paint stripping 50. Reprocessing of waste plastic (excluding PVC) 45.

jafri. Handloom weaving (without dyeing and bleaching operation) 41. Fertiliser (granulation and formulation only) 31.10 lakhs) 34. plant & machinery < Rs. Distilled water 27. Groundnut decorticating (dry) 39.List of industries under "GREEN" category 1. Dal Mills 24. Electric lamp (bulb) manufacturing (small scale) 28. commercial buildings and healthcare organization 25. Chilling plant and Ice making without use of ammonia 16. (should be done under closed covered shed to control cement dust spreading) 14. Hotel & Restaurants (capital investment land.30 lakhs) and Boarding & lodging house . Food & food processing including fruits & vegetable processing (capital investment on plant & machinery < Rs. Block making for printing without foundry (excluding wooden block making) 9. Assembly of air coolers/conditioners. sizing and polishing of marble stones 21. Cardboard or corrugated box and paper products (excluding paper or pulp manufacturing and without using boiler) 12. Coated electrode manufacturing 17. ceramic. Gold and Silver smithy (purification with acid. Ceramic colour manufacturing (not using boiler and wastewater recycling process) 15. smelting operation and sulfuric acid polishing operation) (using less than or equal to 1 litre of Sulphuric Acid / Nitric Acid per month) 40. Cotton spinning & weaving (small scale) 20. Acid lead battery (up to 10 batteries per day excluding lead plate casting) 2. Diesel Generator sets (15 KVA and above) for residential buildings. Automobile fuel outlet (only dispensing) 6. Cement products like pipe. Cotton and woolen hosiery making 19. Aluminium utensils from aluminium circles 3. Fountain pen manufacturing 35. earthen potteries and tile manufacturing using electrical kiln or not involving kiln 37. Flour mills (dry process) 32. well ring etc. Ayurvedic and Homeopathic medicine (without boiler) 7. Glass. baby carriage and other small non-motorised vehicles 5. Candy 11. 1 crore) 23. building. Bakery & Confectionery (with production capacity < lOtpd with oil. Carpet weaving 13. Decoration of ceramic cups & plates by electric furnace 22. Brass & Bell metal utensils manufacturing from circle (without re-Rolling facility) 10. Cutting. Assembly of bicycles. gas or electrical oven) 8. Electronic equipment assembling 30. Dairy and dairy products (small scale) (capital investment on plant & machinery < Rs. pillar. Electrical & electronic goods manufacturing 29. Fly ash bricks manufacturing (lime process) 33. Glue from starch 36. Colour/Black & White studio 18. repairing and servicing 4. Glass putty and sealant 38. Diesel pump repairing & servicing 26.

Manufacturing of metal caps and containers 50. talcum powder and other cosmetic items (small scale) 52. Steeping and processing of grains 76. toothpaste. Manufacturing of shoe brush & wire brush 51. Transformer repairing/manufacturing (should not be allowed in congested areas) . building. Oil mill ghani & extraction (no hydrogenation/refining) 59. Jobbing and machining 44. Non-alcoholic beverages (soft drinks) and only bottling of alcoholic products (capital investment on plant & machinery < Rs. Manufacturing of toothpowder. 5 lakhs) 80. Manufacturing of coir items from coconut husk 57. Toys (only electronic & mechanical) manufacturing 85. Rubber goods industry (without boiler) 71. Synthetic detergent formulation (capital investment on plant & machinery < Rs. Scientific and mathematical instruments manufacturing 72. Surgical and medical products not involving effluent/emission generating processes 78. Pharmaceutical formulation (capital investment on plant & machinery < Rs. Spice grinding (< 20 HP motor) 74. Medical oxygen 54. Insulation and other coated papers (excluding paper or pulp manufacturing) manufacturing 43. Mineralized water 56. hatchery. Sweet shop 79. Leather footwear and leather products (excluding tanning and hide processing) (except cottage scale) 47. Tea garden only 81. Soap manufacturing (without steam boiling) 73. Steel furniture without spray painting 75. Phenyl manufacturing 64.42. Thermometer making 84. Teflon based products 82. 1 crore) 58. Power looms (without dyeing and bleaching) 67. Paper pins and U-clips 62. Paints and vernishes (mixing and blending) (without ball mill) 61. Laboratory-wares 45. Poultry. Manufacturing of optical lenses (using electrical furnace) 53. 10 lakhs) 63. Organic and inorganic nutrients (by simple mixing) 60. Manufacturing of silica gel (without furnace) 55. Leather cutting and stitching (more than 10 machines and using motor) 46. Polythene & plastic processed products manufacturing (excluding manufacturing & reprocessing of PVC granules and manufacturing of reprocessed PVC products and reprocessing of waste plastic) 65. Rope (Cotton & Plastic) 70. plant & machinery < Rs. Thermocol manufacturing 83. gas or electrical heating system) 69. Printing press 68. 10 lacs) 66. Lubricating oils. piggery (capital investment on land. greases or petroleum based products (only blending at normal temperature) 48. Supari (Betelnut) grinding 77. Puffed rice (muri) (using oil. Manufacturing of pasted veneers without using boiler or Thermic Fluid Heater or by sundrying 49.

89. laminate (without boiler and thermic fluid heater) Washing of used sand by hydraulic discharge Washing. 87. 88. 90. chilling offish and packaging only Water softening and demineralised plants .86. Tyres and tubes retreading (without boiler) Vineer.

10. Optical frames 31. 7. Repairing & servicing of bicycles. batik. Zari embroidery work . Manufacture of steel trunks & suitcases 27. Tea packaging 44. 6. sola work etc. 15. servicing & repairing Atta Chakkis (wheat grinding) Auto Emission Testing Centres Ball pen refill Bamboo and Cane products (only dry operation) Biogas Plant Black smithy (should not be allowed in congested areas) Book Binding Cable TV network Candles manufacturing Carpentry and wooden furniture making (excluding saw mill) Coir manufacturing Cyber cafe Diesel Generator sets (< 15 KVA) sets for residential buildings. 5. Soap (handmade) 38. cane and bamboo products. Xerox & Photocopying 47. Musical instrument manufacturing 30. super built up area or less 22. Leather cutting and stitching (not more than or equal to 10 machines and without using motor) 24. commercial buildings and health care organisation 16. Optical lens manufacturing (without furnace) 32. wooden toys manufacturing 39. 2. Gold and silver smithy (excluding purification/ polishing with any acid and smelting operation) 17. ft. baby carriage and other non-motorised vehicles 35. 13. 3. Housing complex with 100 flats or less and 60000 sq. 11. Manufacturing of umbrella (only assembling) 29. Shoelace manufacturing 37. Manual brass painting 26. 18. stone carving. 14. Hardware assembling for IT industries 21.List of industries under "EXEMPTED" category 1. Repairing & servicing of electronic equipment 36. dokra. Infrastructure development project with capital investment Rs. coconutshell. Agarbati Assembly of domestic electrical appliances. Radio assembling servicing & repairing work 34. Photo framing 33. Handmade paper 20. 5 crores or less 23. Mashroom Plantation and spawn 28. 8. Soft toys. Tank calibration centre 42. Tailoring & garment stitching/garment & Apparel manufacturing 43. wood carving. Wooden block making for printing 46. Software development for information & technology industry 40. 12. Weigh bridge (not manufacturing) 45. baluchari saree. Sports goods manufacturing 41. 4. Handloom weaving (without dyeing & bleaching) 19. 9. Leather footwear & leather products (excluding tanning & hide processing) (cottage scale only) 25. Handicraft products like conchshell.

Setting up of new red category of industries in the vacant plots and in the premises of closed units in Phase-II of WBIDC of Kalyani Industrial Estate. Expansion of existing red category of industries in the area will also be permitted. Expansion of red category of industries will also be permitted on a case to case basis considering the pollution load of the proposed activity 3.39. 2.*** Subject: Modification of siting policy for setting up of red category of Industries in Kalyani & Gayeshpur Industrial Area 1. Setting up of new red category of industries will be allowed in the vacant plots of Block-D of Kalyani Industrial area excepting Plot No. . Setting up of new red category of industries in the closed industrial premises of Phase-I of WBIDC area or in Gayeshpur will be allowed on a case to case basis comparing of the pollution load of the proposed unit with that of the closed units. Block-A will be allowed on a case to case basis considering the environmental pollution load of the proposed unit.