An applicant may get green credits by performing following activities to protect, preserve, or conserve the environment.
Tree plantation— The applicant can claim Green Credits by performing activities resulting in the increase in the forest/ green cover in any part of the country
Water management— He/she may get Green Credits for promoting water conservation, rain-water harvesting & using water efficiently or saving water, including usage of treated water and reuse of wastewater
Sustainable agriculture— The applicant may perform activities to promote natural and regenerative agricultural practices & land restoration to improve crop productivity, soil health and nutritional value of food grain, vegetables & fruits.
Waste management— The Green Credits may be obtained by promoting circularity, sustainable and improved procedures for Plastic, Electronics, Battery & hazardous waste management, including collection, segregation, recycling, co-processing etc.
Air pollution reduction— The Green credits may be claimed by promoting measures which may result in the reduction of air pollution along with water & noise pollution.
Mangrove conservation and restoration— The applicant could get Green Credits by creating awareness & actions to conservation and restore mangroves
Ecomark label development—to encourage manufacturers to obtain ecomark label for their goods and
Sustainable building & Infrastructure— The Green Credits cold be claimed by encouraging the construction of sustainable buildings and other infrastructure using environment friendly technologies and materials.