JHARKHAND INDUSTRIAL POLICY 2012
6.1 The State has
normal rainfall pattern of 1200-1400 mm spread across all the regions and possesses
a large number of water bodies, reservoir and river basins spread across
the State, which is also available for industrial use. It is proposed to
carry out a fresh survey to ascertain the actual availability of water.
6.2 Efforts will
be made to impress on investors to implement appropriate measures for
rational use of this scarce resource and the need for adoption of minimum
water consumption technologies and also fixing the percentage of water
requirement to be used by recycling
of water after use in industries and treatment of waste water.
6.3 Efforts will
be made to prepare water supply scheme. Feasibility of desalination plants
and supply of recycled and treated waste water to industries will be
explored. Govt. will try to implement and facilitate mega water supply
schemes for industries at specified locations through IADA/Special Purpose
Vehicle (SPV) etc.
6.4 Concept of
differential water tariff is being introduced :
tariff for industries minimizing the consumption of industrial water and
using less than the norm fixed by any regulatory body / authority /
National Standards to the extent possible and also to industries devising
means / methods to use flood water for its consumption.
tariff for industries consuming water more than the specified average norm
from national standards or standards fixed by any regulatory body /
Differential water tariff is also being introduced with respect to the
source of allocation (natural river source, govt. owned storages, canals
etc) and also whether water is being consumed as raw material.
6.5 Department of
Water Resources in consultation with Department of Industries, Department
of Energy and other Departments will make periodical review of allocation
of water to Industries/Power plants etc and reduce/deallocate/reallocate
the water on actual requirement keeping in view the immediate future need.
6.6 (a) Rain Water Harvesting, Recycling and
Re-Use of Waste Water shall remain essential for industries. Department of
Water Resource will monitor its
compliance outside the command area of IADA for industries other than MSME.
(b) In case of MSME outside IADA, self
certification with respect to the above by units, shall be allowed.
6.7 Department of
Water Resources will issue guidelines in detail regarding use of
underground water by the Industries in different areas / zones of the
intervention by industrial units will be encouraged to meet the industrial
water demand during non-monsoon period.
units will be required to adhere to the discharge norm fixed by Jharkhand
State Pollution Control Board (JSPCB).
6.10 Water Policy
will be worked out and published by Water Resources Department shortly.