The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEF & CC), Government of India has notified Six Waste Management Rules in year 2016. These are.
1. Plastic Waste Management Rules 2016
2. E-waste (Management) Rules, 2016
3. Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules, 2016
4. Construction and Demolition Waste Management Rules, 2016
5. Hazardous and Others Wastes (Management and Transboundary Movement)Rules, 2016
6. Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016.
In order to ensure affective implementation of these rules, the MoEF & CC along with National Productivity Council (NPC) is organizing two days workshops in 20 (Twenty) Cities of India.
NPC, an autonomous body under Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, is serving as National Programme Coordinator for the said Capacity Building Project on Six Waste Management Rules (2016). The Capacity Building Project seeks to strengthen institutional capacities at ULBS and amongst stakeholder towards collection, treatment, disposal and efficient management of various types and categories of wastes, promote 3Rs (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) initiatives and dissemination of good practices and facilitate integrated efforts towards achieving improvement in general health of city environment etc.
Dimapur has been selected as one of the cities under this program, which is begin organized along with Dimapur Municipal Council (DMC). The two days workshop in Dimapur during 17th & 18th July’2019 at Hotel Acacia will enable various stakeholders to implement the Waste Management Rules and in performing duties towards achieving the goals of Swachh Bharat Mission of Government of India.
The invited participants are requested to attend the workshop.
Dimapur Municipal Council
/Dtd. Dimapur 15th July’ 19.
Download PDF:7-16-2019 (Press Release)