2. Requirements and procedure for seeking environmental clearance of projects :
I.(a) Any person who desires to undertake any new project or the expansion or modernisation of any existing industry or project listed in Schedule I shall submit an application to the Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forests, New Delhi.
The application shall be made in the proforma specified in Schedule II of this notification and shall be accompanied by a project report which shall, inter alia, include an Environmental Impact Assessment Report/Environment Management Plan and details of public hearing as specified in Schedule IV prepared in accordance with the guidelines issued by the Central Government in the Ministry of Environment and Forests from time to time.