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    Strict bio-medical waste disposal Rules set by Central Government Body

    Chennai's bio-medical waste disposal to be monitored monthly by 16-member committee

    The 16 member committee, headed by Chennai district collector, is mandated to draft the District Environment Plan and furnish monthly progress.

    • According to the National Green Tribunal, even if after two months the States are found to be non-compliant, the compensation will be liable to be recovered from the States at the rate of Rs one crore per month till the non-compliance continues.
    • The Principal Bench of the National Green Tribunal have given the states a two month deadline to setting-up common treatment and disposal facility for the bio-medical waste generated and have an inventory of the healthcare facilities.


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