PANAJI: The Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) has issued directions to five medical facilities in the state under the Goa Bio-Medical Waste Rules for causing severe environmental pollution

PANJIM: In last one year, the Goa State Pollution Control Board has shut down 101 industrial units and hotels for flouting environmental rules and granted consent to establish to nearly 230 new uni

The Chhattisgarh Environment Conservation Board (CECB) has issued notices to 17 medical institutions for their improper handling of bio medical waste generated from their premises.

These are revised draft guidelines for common bio-medical waste treatment facilities released by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). These are applicable to all the upcoming Common Bio-medical Waste Treatment Facility (CBWTFs).

With over 100 tons of biomedical waste been generated every month by over 30 private and government hospitals in Goa, the State government is now bound to set up Common Bio-Medical Waste Treatment

Text of order by National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dr. Alankrita Mehra Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 12/02/2014 regarding pollution of lakes, Bhopal. NGT also directed "Shri Sachin K. Verma, Learned Counsel for the State to bring these facts to the knowledge of the Principal Secretary, Health, Govt. of M.P. with the hope that the State Government as well as the MPPCB and the Local Authorities in the State of M.P. have to make a sincere effort for implementation of the Bio Medical Waste (BMW) Rules, 1998 in the State.

Incident raises serious questions on how hospitals treat bio-medical waste

A day after an infant’s body was found dumped with biological waste at the Mata Chanan Devi Hospital mortuary in West Delhi on Monday instead of the partial remains of a wrapped leg kept beside it, the revelation has raised serious questions on the manner in which hospitals treat bio-medical waste.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Haat Supreme Wastech Pvt. Ltd. Ors.Vs State of Haryana Ors. dated 28/11/2013 regarding whether or not the bio-medical waste disposal plants
require Environmental Clearance (EC) in terms of the Environmental Clearance Regulation, 2006 (for short ‘2006 Notification’).

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This CAG performance audit report on social sector tabled in the Gujarat state assembly on 3rd October 2013, criticised the state government for poor implementation of the Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) and said that every third child in Gujarat is underweight.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ecological Protection Society Indore Vs State of Chhatishgarh & Others dated 04/09/2013 regarding collection and transportation of Bio-Medical Waste.