Provisions of Sewage Treatment Plant, Waste Management & Rainwater Harvesting System in Hotels & Guest Houses
As enunciated in the respective guidelines issued by the Ministry of Tourism for approval/classification, the provisions with respect to Sewage Treatment plant, Waste Management system and Rainwater Harvesting system in the Starred hotels, Heritage Hotels, Guest Houses, as well as Guest Houses of Apartment category Hotels are given as under:-
(i) Starred Hotels:- Sewage Treatment plant, Waste Management system and Rainwater Harvesting system are mandatory. However, Sewage Treatment plant is not mandatory condition for Hotels which have obtained completion certificate for construction before 1st April, 2012.
(ii) Heritage Hotels and Guest Houses:- Waste Management system is mandatory.
(iii) Apartment Hotels:- Waste Management system, Water Harvesting and Disposal/Recycling as per Pollution Control Board norms are mandatory.
Sanjay Kumar/jk/Tourism/ 29-12-2015
Source Press release Govt of India,Ministry of Tourism,29-December, 2015