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Environment Compliance Scheme

Government of Haryana

Industries and Commerce Department

NOTIFICATION

 

The 29th January, 2016

No. 49/43/2015-4IB1 in pursuance to the provision under Chapter 12 of Enterprises Promotion Policy-2015 notified vide No. 49/43/2015-4IB1 dated 14th August, 2015, the Governor of Haryana is pleased to notify the “Assistance for Environment Compliance” for the Micro and Small enterprises in Agro & Food Processing and Textile sector anywhere in the State. The scheme will consist of the following provisions:

 

1.  Objective:

Industrial development and associated growth should be necessarily carried out in a manner wherein no damage is done to the ecology and to the environment as a whole. To implement the concept of ‘Zero Effect’, a provision of financial assistance has been made in Haryana Enterprises Promotion Policy 2015 for environment compliance on capital cost for setting up of Effluent Treatment Plant and for installation of Air Pollution Control Devices for Micro and Small Enterprises of the State.

 

2.  Quantum of Assistance:

50% financial support limited to a maximum of Rs. 25.00 lakh on capital cost for setting up of new Effluent Treatment Plant and for installation of Air Pollution Control Devices shall be provided to an eligible Micro and Small Enterprise. The units adopting zero effluent discharge will be considered for higher subsidy on case to case basis.

 

3.  Commencement and Applicability:

The Scheme shall commence with effect from 15.8.2015 and shall remain in operation for a period of 5 years. The assistance shall be admissible on the purchase and installation of ETP/air pollution control devices and equipments after 14.08.2015 and before 14.08.2020.

 

4.   Eligibility:

All Micro and Small enterprises in Agro & Food Processing and Textile sector existing anywhere in the State, which have filed EM Part-II/Udyog Aadhar with respective District Industries Centre shall be eligible under the scheme. Such enterprises shall only be provided financial support by way of reimbursement of expenditure incurred for installation of ETP/air pollution control devices and  equipments as per scheme approved by Haryana State Pollution Control Board. The restrictive list of the Industries notified under EPP 2015 shall not be applicable for this assistance. The eligible Units must also comply with the following conditions:

  1. The unit should not have been placed in the restrictive list as notified by the State government from time to time.
  2. The unit should have obtained NOC/CLU from competent Authority if applicable.
  3. The unit should be in commercial production.
  4. The unit should be in regular production at the time of disbursement and the subsidy shall not be released to a closed unit.

 

5.   Procedure:

5.1     Application on prescribed Form (Annexure-I) for the grant of assistance on the purchase and installation of ETP/air pollution control devices and equipments, along with listed documents would be submitted to the Director of Industries & Commerce, on the web portal of the department within 3 month of date of installation.

5.2     The application would be processed and examined. The deficiencies, if any, would be communicated to the applicant in writing within a period of 10 working days and the applicant would be given a time period of eight weeks to rectify the deficiencies so pointed out. An enterprise shall not be required to submit any additional document other than specified under Annexure-I unless required for establishing genuineness of the claim.

5.3     In case the deficiencies are not removed within the prescribed period, the claim shall be filed by the Competent Authority, under intimation to the applicant through an e-mail.

5.4     A claim application so filed may be reopened with the orders of Principal Secretary Industries & Commerce provided request for the same is received within a period of 30 days from the date of rejection of the claim by the designated Competent Authority.

5.5     The units adopting zero effluent discharge will be considered for higher subsidy on case to case basis and the claim shall be considered and approved by a committee consisting of the following officers:

 

Sr.No.

Designation

Position

     1.

Principal Secretary, Industries & Commerce

Chairman

2.

Director of Industries & Commerce

Member

     3.

Member Secretary, Haryana State Pollution Control Board

Member

4.

Additional Director Industries

Member Secretary

 

6.  Time Limit:

The applicant shall forfeit its entitlement for the Assistance for Environment Compliance, if it does not submit its claim, complete in all respects within three months of installation of pollution control Equipments, as certified by Regional Officer Haryana Pollution Control Board.

 

7.  Competent Authority for sanction:

The Director, Industries & Commerce shall be competent authority for sanction of the subsidy within 30 days from the date of completion of the claim.

 

8.  Interpretation/ Relaxation:

Principal Secretary Industries & Commerce, Haryana shall be competent to make interpretation/ relaxation of any provision of this scheme.

 

9.  Appeal:

An appeal against orders passed by the Competent Authority shall lie with the Principal Secretary, Industries & Commerce, Haryana within a period of 30 days from the date of communication of the order appealed against. The order passed by the Principal Secretary in appeal shall be final.

 

10. Penal Action:

In case, it is found at any stage that the applicant has claimed the assistance on the basis of wrong facts, the applicant shall besides refunding assistance with compound rate of interest @ 12% per annum and facing legal action, will be debarred from grant of any incentives/assistance from the State Government.

 

 

 

DEVENDER SINGH

Principal Secretary to Government of Haryana,

Industries and Commerce Department.

 

 

Annexure-I

 

Application format for claiming Assistance for Environment Compliance-Agro & Food Processing and Textile Sector.

Sr. No.

Particular

Details

1.

Name of the applicant (Authorized person of the unit)

 

2.

Name & Address of the unit with telephone no. and e-mail

 

3.

EM Part II/ Udyog Aadhar no. and date.

 

4.

Item of manufacture/processing

 

5.

Category of the unit (Micro/Small)

 

6.

Whether  the  Industry  falls  under  Agro  & Food Processing/ Textile Sector?

 

7.

Details of new pollution control equipments installed  on  which  assistance  has  been claimed:

a.  Cost of the Equipments

b.  Cost  of  the  Air  Pollution  Control Devices

c.  Cost of Civil Works

Total

 

8.

Amount of subsidy claimed @ 50%

 

 

 

9.       Self attested copies of documents to be attached with the application:

  1. Ack. of Entrepreneur Memorandum (EM) part-II/Udyog Aadhar.
  2. Certificate of Incorporation/ Partnership deed.
  3. Board resolution/ Power of attorney.
  4. CA certificate of details of Expenditure incurred (in original) (Annexure-II).
  5. Certificate from Regional Officer of Pollution Control Board (Annexure-III).
  6. Certificate from Regional Officer of Pollution Control Board in case of Zero Liquid Discharge claim.
  7. Change of Land Use (CLU)/ NOC from competent authority, if applicable.

 

 

 

Signature of the applicant

(with seal)

 

Declaration:


I,______________________ do hereby solemnly state that I am proprietor/partner/director/_________________of M/s________________________ located ____________which is engaged in the manufacture of________________

 

and I have been authorized to file the assistance for environment compliance assistance with the Department of Industries and Commerce, Haryana.

 

2. I do hereby affirm that the particulars given in the application are correct. In case, any of the statement/ information furnished in the application/ documents later found to be wrong or incorrect or misleading, I do hereby undertake to refund the entire amount of assistance of Rs._______________ (Rupees______________________________________________) granted to me at the compound rate of interest @12% per annum, besides facing legal action in case facts contained in this application are proved to be wrong at the time of verification/ checking or otherwise at any stage.

 

 

Dated:                                                                                   

Signature of the applicant

(with seal)

 

 

 

Annexure-II

Certificate from Chartered Accountant (on a CA letter head)

 

To whom it may concern

 

The document & records of M/s .................................... with their regd. office at ....................... and factory located at ...................................................... in respect of the expenditure incurred for installation of Effluent Treatment Plant/Air pollution control devices and equipments have been verified, and it is certified that the said industrial unit have incurred a total expenditure of Rs. ................... (Rupees ....................................................) towards purchase and installation of effluent treatment plant/air pollution control devices as per the following details of payments.

 

Details of expenditure and amount paid (in rupees) is certified as under:

a)    Civil Works................................................

b)    Effluent Treatment Plant........................................

c)    Air Pollution Control Devices ......................................

Total ..........................................

AND

Verified from the books of accounts of above firm the total investment in plant and   machinery   (original   purchase value)   of   the   company   as on   date ............................    stands    as Rs.    .................................. Rupees...........................................................................................)

 

 

Name & signature of the Chartered Accountant

with stamps & CA membership number

 

Dated ......................

Payment at (a), (b) & (c) above should be supported by copies of bills.

 

Annexure-III

 

Certificate from Regional Officer of State Pollution Control Board

 

No.__________ Date_____________. Certified that the Effluent Treatment Plant/Air pollution control devices (whichever is applicable) has been installed on ____________ in accordance with the scheme approved by the Haryana State Pollution Control Board under the Water Act, 1974/Air Act, 1981.

 

 

 

Regional Officer 

Haryana State Pollution Control Board

District-------------