2. Requirements and procedure for seeking environmental clearance of projects
III.(a) The reports submitted with the application shall be evaluated and assessed by the Impact Assessment Agency and if deemed necessary it may consult a Committee of Experts, having a composition as specified in Schedule-III of this Notification. The Impact Assessment Agency (IAA) would be the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests. The Committee of Experts mentioned above shall be constituted by the IAA or such other body under the Central Government authorised by the IAA in this regard.