Clearances from Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change (MoEFCC)

In line with the requirements of Environment (Protection) Act 1986, and associated Notifications, NPCIL obtains requisite Environmental Clearances from Ministry of Environment & Forest (MoEF) in accordance with the laid down procedure for Nuclear Power Projects / Parks.

Following are the stagesrequirements for obtaining Environmental Clearances (EC) from MoEF.

  • Approval of Terms of Reference (TORs) for EIA.
  • Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Study.
  • Public Consultation.
  • Post Project Monitoring Plan.


As per Regulatory framework in India (Pre 1986 period), Environmental Clearance was not a pre-requisite. Hence for TAPS 1 & 2, RAPS 1 & 2, MAPS, NAPS and KAPS 1 & 2 Environmental Clearance was not required to be obtained.

The details of EC obtained by NPCIL are as follows: