Overview on School, Colleges and Institution compliance
This is a well-known fact that every institution, that could be school, college, or university, is considered the backbone of any country. So, without any well effective and structured educational system, the economy may face problems in the future. It is anticipated that managing this sector seems not a very difficult task. Although running an educational institution required the follow-up of some mandatory compliance, those should have been adequately adhered to. Nowadays, running an educational institution is said to be the most complicated task, like running a small town or city. Therefore, this is high time that educational institutions start taking care of various compliance. And those institutions which do comply with compliances are said to be non-compliant, and they might be forced to shut down. There should be a list of documents that list the policies and procedures that the institution has to comply with for any educational institution. It achieves so by noting that a person who is responsible for the administration must formulate policies and procedures in place and describe their schools' legal compliance procedure to make it easier for the school to comply with all applicable laws and to reduce the risk of non-compliance and Risk management framework or strategy for establishing, implementing, and reviewing.
The following are the rules that management must follow when planning the compliance procedure:
Compliance for Schools, Institutes, and colleges
Any university, school, or institute wants to go for affiliation, and they need to fulfill the below-given compliances:
- Fire NOC
- Water Boring
- SPCB certification
The No objection certification issued by the Fire department of the concerned state and municipality. This license is required, and the same ensured that any residential, commercial property is fire resistant. The Authority grants the Fire NOC supervised and headed by the deputy chief fire Officer or Chief Fire Officer who is assisted by the inspector of that concerned city/state. The condition for obtaining the Fire NOC applied on the buildings with a height of more than 15 meters.
Why there is a need to obtain Fire NOC in India
It is compulsory for residential and non-residential properties whose height is 15 meters and more than 15 meters, ensuring that the said properties install all fire-related measures. The Fire NOC usually helps protect the lives of the people staying there. Fire NOC protects lives and financial damages.
Categorization of Fire NOC
What are the documents required to obtain Fire NOC?
To regulate & control the development and management of groundwater resources in India, the Central Ground Water Authority was made under Section 3 (3) of the Environmental (Protection) Act, 1986.
Functions of Central Ground Water Authority
The central Groundwater authority has given the below powers:
- The CGWA should have the powers conferred under section 5 of the environment protection act 1986 issued directions and take the same measures referred to in sub-section (2) of section 3 of the activities mentioned above.
- The regulation of the groundwater management and related developments in the country and issuance of regulatory directions for the purpose.
- It has the power under section 4 of the Environment protection act 1986 for the officers' appointment.
What are the types of NOCs and documents required?
Whoever wants to operate a school, college, or any institute needs to acquire Consent to operate (CTO) from SPCB. One must comply with the provision enumerated under section 25 of the water prevention and control act, 1974. If anyone wants to operate an industrial plant, he must follow U/s 21 of the Air prevention & control of pollution act, 1981.
What are the different kinds of NOC?
There are two kinds of NOC required by the clearance board:
- Consent to establish
- Consent to operate
Consent to establish
Consent to establish is a type of Consent required by the concerned Authority to set up or run any manufacturing industry. This is the primary Authority to establish any air and water or noise pollution industry.
Consent to Operate
Consent to operate is needed to ensure that the industry maintains or maintains the standards related to operations all the industries required to form this type of Consent to operate.
What are the documents to obtain NOC from State Pollution Control Board?
The following documents are required to obtain NOC: