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).
May 07, 2015 3:22 am
Licence of capital’s oldest treatment plant, which caters to about 1,600 hospitals, expires on May 18.
July 01, 2013 1:47 am
A truck allegedly filled with hazardous biomedical waste was intercepted by BMC corporator Reshma Nivekar Sunday.
June 22, 2013 3:03 am
General practitioners will take out a rally from Shaniwar Wada to Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) on June 27
August 31, 2012 12:17 am
This is exposing hospital patients and staff to deadly infections and harmful gases.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.