CPCB issued the Framework for the generation of EPR Certificate under E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2022. It states that in the initial two years, the Key Metals for generating EPR certificates will be limited to the precious metal Gold (Au), Non-Ferrous Metals [Al and Cu], and Iron [including steel and galvanized iron].

This Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India for the year ended 31 March 2021 has been prepared for submission to the Governor of the State of Kerala under Article 151(2) of the Constitution of India for being placed in the State Legislature.

India is among the top five leading countries in solar power installed capacity. Of India’s ambitious target of 500-GW RE capacity by 2030, over 292 GW is likely to be generated using solar power. This increase in installed capacity, while promising, also opens doors to massive waste streams and increased emissions.

The solar photovoltaic industry is witnessing a remarkable expansion worldwide. India is ranked fourth globally in ground-mounted photovoltaic deployment. While this is impressive, the waste resulting from such end-of-life photovoltaic panels is expected to be enormous at 4.5 million tonnes by 2050, as per our estimates.

The Central Government has notified the E-Waste (Management) Second Amendment Rules, 2023. These rules aim to ensure secure, accountable, and sustainable management of e-waste, specifically focusing on refrigerants generated during the manufacture and end-of-life of refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment.

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has announced the introduction of the Hazardous and Other Wastes (Management and Transboundary Movement) Amendment Rules, 2023. These rules have come into effect from 12th July, 2023.

The policy will strive for scientific management of e-waste by maximizing the e-waste collection through various means, integration of informal sector with formal sector and to ensure that all the collected e-waste is processed and recycled through authorized dismantlers/recyclers having environmentally sound e-waste processing facilities to m

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), has issued the E-Waste (Management) Amendment Rules, 2023. These Amendment Rules were issued on 30th January, 2023. These Amendment Rules seek to amend the E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2022.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Varun Sheokand Vs Central Pollution Control Board & Others dated 07/11/2022.

The National Green Tribunal, November 7, 2022 directed that the report of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) on electronic waste be followed by all the state pollution control boards and pollution control committees.

The Ministry of Environment, forest and climate change on 2nd November 2022, has published the E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2022 which shall come into force from the 1st day of April, 2023.