Ministry of Electronics and IT invites suggestions on Prevention of Leakage and Proper Recycling of E-Waste

The electronics waste (e-waste) comprises of discarded electrical and electronic equipment, and poses serious challenges globally for improper disposal practices especially in ...

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The electronics waste (e-waste) comprises of discarded electrical and electronic equipment, and poses serious challenges globally for improper disposal practices especially in informal sector.

Hon’ble PM has emphasized the need for creating awareness for environmental issues under “Swach Digital Bharat’ during his address at NASSCOM event on 01.03.2015. On the direction of Hon’ble PM, MeitY has initiated the “Awareness Programme on Environmental Hazards of Electronic Waste through Digital India Initiative” over a period of five years to create awareness among the public about the hazards of e-waste recycling by the informal sector and educate them about alternate methods of disposing their e-waste.

Over 95 per cent of e-waste generated is managed by the informal sector. Integration of the informal sector and access to environmentally safe recycling technologies may reduce the health and environmental hazards. In addition to technology, capacity building, skill management, scientific recycling mechanism, business management training are also required for safe recycling of e-waste.

In this context, MeitY is inviting citizen inputs to provide solution for leakage of E-Waste in the informal sector, and suggest proper recycling technology for E-Waste that is economically available.

The last date of submission of suggestions is 4th April, 2018.

For any further information about E-Waste, please visit the GREENE website.

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Dr Ratna Srivastava's picture

Dr Ratna Srivastava 4 months 2 weeks ago

यूज&थ्रो की संस्कृति नेई-कचरा को बढावा दिया है,इसपर रोक लगाना जरुरी है!जिन कम्पनियो का ई-उत्पाद है,उन्हें उपयोग के बाद क्रय की जिम्मेवारी दी जाय,सभी उत्पाद पर उपयोग की समय सीमा अंकित हो,ग्राम/ब्लाक स्तर पर सेवाकेंद्र कीतरह क्रयकेंद्र खोला जाय,पंचायत स्तर पर क्रय-विक्रय-पुनरउत्पादन केन्द्र खोला जाय प्रशिक्षण की व्यवस्था की जाय,उत्पादन की गुणवत्ता एवं उपयोग की अवधि बढानी होगी!गाँव-गाँव में कार्यशाला ,पम्पलेट ,दृश्य-श्रव्य के माध्यम से लोगों को जागरुक करना होगा,ई-कचरा सेहोनेवालीहानियों कोबताना होगा

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gururaj sannakki 4 months 2 weeks ago

E waste can be recycled but to setup the recycle plant it is costly and the land required is also big and today land cost is also increased.
If any enterprenuer want to setup gov should help in many ways
Like subisidies
Zero tax for a periode
Not for many years atleast.
Many poor enterprenuer want to do but money and land is not with us to full fill it thats a problem. Thabk you

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Upasana Choudhry 4 months 2 weeks ago

• Behaviour change communication for consumers. Environmental considerations take precedence over monetary returns.
• Stop auction of e-waste by institutional/ bulk users/ government departments. High bid price is a red flag.
• Make it mandatory for bulk consumers to channel e-waste only to producers.
• Robust authorization process for e-waste recyclers.
• Higher accountability on SPCBs for clamping down on unauthorized recyclers.
• Online processes to prevent paper trading of e-waste

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Lav Singh 4 months 2 weeks ago

भारत देश मे जगह जगह ‌‌small counter open kr dene chiye or announcement kr dena chiye india me ki in counters per e-waste dene per ek coupen dia jayega jo sabse jyada e-waste dega ya usme apna yogdaan dega use prize dia jayega india government ki taraf se . isse bhut fayda hoga india ko recycling k liye .

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Ganesh Chavan 4 months 2 weeks ago

Use plastic in road construction (highway construction). Make it mandatory for road construction companies to coordinate with Municipal Corporations to collect plastic and use it in road construction. Put these conditions in Government road Contracts or tenders itself. Disqualify the companies if they are not adhering the rule of using particular amount of plastic in road construction. Let private companies decide from where they will bring the plastic to use in road construction.

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Kamal Kumar sinha 4 months 2 weeks ago

इलेक्ट्रॉनिक वेस्ट को रोकने तथा उनका संग्रहण करने के लिए कुछ तकनीक और आईडिया अपनाने की आवश्यकता है मैंने अपने सबमिशन में ऐसे ही कुछ तकनीक दिए हैं जिससे लोगों को सरल ढंग से ई वेस्ट को अपने नजदीकी संग्रहण क्षेत्रों में जमा करने में आसानी होगी लोगों को प्रोत्साहन मिलेगा तथा यह कार्य नागरिकों के साथ-साथ उद्योगों को भी खाने की आवश्यकता है जिसमें उन्हें ई वेस्ट का पुनर्चक्रण पर बल देना है जो व्यक्ति या संस्था से कार्य में लापरवाही बरतेंगे उन्हें प्रतिबंधित भी करने का प्रावधान होना चाहिए|