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Hazardous waste management

Code SID|2009|ENV MGMT|355
Short title Hazardous waste management
Title Hazardous waste management
Thrust Area SID: Sustainable Industrial Development
Project ENV MGMT: Pollution Control and Environmental Management
Event Details
Date Place Details Application
Sat 21.11.2009
Mon 23.11.2009

3 Day(s)
Auditorium, Deptt. of Geology, Patna University
Patna , Bihar

Contact Name: Dr.Rachna Arora
Course Fees (details) No Fee
Target Group Mid to senior level officers from the SPCBs, Urban Local Bodies, Municipalities, Researchers, NGOs, students of Patna University and other relevant stakeholders.
Organiser Centre for Environment and Nature Conservation (CECN), Patna University
Institutions Involved State Pollution Control Boards

The participants will be trained on hazardous waste categorization, collection, handling and disposal. The Programme will also focus on Hazardous Wastes (Management and Handling) Rules, issues of informal sector, ragpickers and role of NGOs in waste management.

Description of contents/agenda

The topics covered in the Technical Sessions are:

  • Introduction to Management of Hazardous Waste in India – Present Scenario
  • HW (Management & Handling) Rules, 1989 with amendments till date
  • Waste minimization program of priority chemicals
  • Treatment, handling, Transportation and disposal methods in landfill
  • Bio-treatment of oily sludge – A case study of IOC, Barauni
  • Public Liability Insurance Act, 1991
  • Hazardous Waste characterization, minimization and effects on environment
  • Overview on Electronic Waste Management
Event report and material
Icon REPORT HWM.pdf (102KB)


Criteria for Common TSDF.pdf
Guidelines for Storage of Incinerable HW - J.pdf
HW ( M, H & TM ) Rules, 2008.pdf
TSDF Operations -Overview.pdf
DD BASU Pink 1.pdf
Priority chemicals, Patna, 21.11.2009.pdf
Hazardous waste management 2009 FINAL.pdf

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