TRICHY: After two hospitals, including the MGMGH were found to be mixing biomedical waste with general waste during an inspection on Tuesday, one more private hospital was found violating the same,

Five promiment hospitals in the city have been found to be flouting the parametres prescribed under the bio-medical waste management rules, said the environment and forest minister Jayanthi Nataraj

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Haat Supreme Wastech Pvt. Ltd. & Others Vs State of Haryana & Others dated 23/08/2013 regarding hospitals which are violating the Bio Medical Rules.

Panel recommends measures to avoid health hazards

JAMMU: Painting a gloomy picture vis-à-vis management and disposal of bio-medical and other wastes in the Government and private hospitals, a six member committee constituted by the Government has arrived at a conclusion that laid down rules are being thrown into winds in majority of the health institutions right from segregation of waste at source to its final disposal. The panel has recommended slew of measures to the Government so that situation is brought under control before it leads to grave health hazard.

The Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board has directed 97 healthcare establishments with over 100-beds capacity to submit bank guarantee within a week, assuring that they would conform to Biomedic

Faced with increasing maintenance costs and stringent pollution control norms, military hospitals located in peace stations may outsource the disposal of toxic bio-medical waste to local civilian o

Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) has issued 133 notices to hospitals and pathological laboratories including Government-run hospitals and health centres for submission of Action Plan on compliance of Biomedical Waste Rules even as the State Government today asked the hospital managements to immediately decide on short-term measures to tackle bio-medical waste.