Composting of effluents after proper preliminary treatment could be permitted under the following circumstances:-
i) Sugar Mills(s) are located nearby to the distillery for supply of filler materials such as press-mud, baggasse pith etc.
ii)Large area of land is available near the distillery and is not a limiting factor.
iii)The ground water table at the composting site is not too high.
iv)The land available for composting is away from habitated area.
v)The distillery ensures proper disposal of composted material for safe agricultural operations.
vi)Distillery produces necessary certificates from the Agricultural Scientist / Agricultural Department about the suitability of the application of composted material for agricultural purposes.