Defence minister Rajnath Singh launches a online Portal for issue of No Objection Certificate(NOC) for power projects and research, survey, exploration and Exploitation(RSEE) and activities in the Indian Territorial Waters (TW) and Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), in the presence of Minister of State for Defence Shri Shripad Yesso Naik.
Key Persons –Military Affairs General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army Staff General M M Naravane and other senior officials of the Ministry of Defence were present during the launch.
- The portal establishes an effective, speedy and transparent mechanism to process the proposals.
- The Defence Ministry grants security clearance to various private sector, public sector entities and government organisations for power, wind or solar projects in areas nearby defence installations.
- Applications are received from: Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Ministry of Power, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas and the Ministry of Shipping.
- The Ministry has developed the online application portal with the assistance of National e-Governance Division (NeGD), Bhaskaracharya Institute for Space Applications and Geo-informatics (BISAG) and National Informatics Centre (NIC), to ensure transparency in issuing NOC
About Ministry of Defence:
Union Minister: Rajnath Singh
Minister of State: Shri Shripad Yesso Naik