Interim report of monitoring committee on management of hazardous waste

This interim report has been prepared by the Monitoring Committee mainly focusing raison d’etre of Committee vide orders dated 30/7/2018 of the Hon’ble Tribunal in the matter of Original Application No. 804/2017: Rajiv Narayan & Anr. Vs Union of India & Ors. The following aspects have been covered in this report: Enforcement of the various provisions of the Hazardous and Other Wastes (Management and Transboundary Movement) Rules, 2016 by the concerned respective agencies; Delineation of the shortfalls/non-compliances;. Need for action in all the States for effective implementation of the Rules; and Measures required for compliance of the HOWM Rules, 2016 and CPCB guidelines . The report outlines methodology adopted in accomplishing tasks assigned to the Monitoring Committee, current scenario of hazardous waste in the country and status of the compliance of the HOWM Rules, 2016.

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