How will the system of online application help in reducing delays and in bringing transparency?

In this mode of submission of application, the proponent will get registered with the Ministry and will be provided with a unique number for further correspondence. The time period in receiving the application by post and human interface will be avoided. The moment the application is accepted by the Ministry, the same will be posted on the website and will be put in the public domain. In addition, for each step of environmental clearance process, the status of project would be regularly updated and the proponent would be able see the status of his project on line.