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India generated over 18,000 tonnes COVID-19 waste since June; Maharashtra biggest contributor

October 12, 2020 3:49 pm

According to CPCB data, Maharashtra generated 3,587 tonnes of COVID-19 waste in four months since June, followed by Tamil Nadu (1,737 tonnes), Gujarat (1,638 tonnes), Kerala (1,516 tonnes), Uttar Pradesh (1,432 tonnes), Delhi (1,400 tonnes), Karnataka (1,380 tonnes) and West Bengal (1,000 tonnes).

Pile-up fears for hospital waste as plant licence set to expire

May 07, 2015 3:22 am

Licence of capital’s oldest treatment plant, which caters to about 1,600 hospitals, expires on May 18.

Truck carrying 'biomedical' waste seized

July 01, 2013 1:47 am

A truck allegedly filled with hazardous biomedical waste was intercepted by BMC corporator Reshma Nivekar Sunday.

Docs to take out rally on June 27 to protest rate hike

June 22, 2013 3:03 am

General practitioners will take out a rally from Shaniwar Wada to Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) on June 27

1,500 kg bio-medical waste at GMCH-32

August 31, 2012 12:17 am

This is exposing hospital patients and staff to deadly infections and harmful gases.

Hospital waste disposal in jeopardy in state as old contracts end

August 15, 2011 2:28 am

The contracts to manage hospital waste in government hospitals of Uttar Pradesh ended but the process for awarding new ones has not even begun.

PPCB serves notices to 54 hospitals for improper disposal of biomedical waste

July 12, 2011 12:35 am

The Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) has served notices to 54 public and private hospitals of the city for improper disposal of biomedical waste.

Computerisation of biomedical treatment plants to help monitoring

June 02, 2011 3:41 am

The UP Pollution Control Board has started computerisation of common biomedical waste treatment plants in the state in order to ensure proper monitoring of treatment of bio-medical waste.

Biomedical waste dumped in open triggers panic

July 03, 2010 4:05 am

Several tonnes of biomedical waste were found dumped below the railway flyover in Dera Bassi on Friday,causing panic among residents.

Lecture on bio-medical waste management organised

June 25, 2010 4:43 am

Dayanand Medical College and Hopsital organised a lecture for employees on the topic Bio-medical Waste Management,as part of the week-long workshop,on Wednesday.