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New guidelines for BMW

The Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change has released new guidelines for handling bio-medical waste in India. The new rules has made bar code system mandatory for proper control along with easy categorisation and authorisation. There is also provision for ... Read More »

Polluting hospitals

The National Green Tribunal has sent notices to five hospitals in Delhi including three government hospitals, for violating the prescribed standards of collection and disposal of bio-medical waste according to the Bio-Medical Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 1998. A report ... Read More »

Better management of hospital waste

Despite strict enforcement of laws on dumping of bio medical waste, cases of illegal dumping of medical waste mixed with municipal solid waste has become rampant in city based hospitals across the country. Dr Suleman Merchant, Dean, LTMG Hospital, Mumbai, ... Read More »

Bio-Medical Waste

To tackle the adverse effects of improper disposal of infectious waste generated from healthcare units, the Odisha government has decided to launch a project for scientific and hi-tech disposal of bio medical waste. The project is assisted by the Ministry ... Read More »

Bio medical waste segregation “mandatory”

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is mulling over making it mandatory for all residential complexes to separate bio medical waste from solid waste. The mandatory segregation at source rules is based on non-mixing of wet and dry waste. Dr ... Read More »

Noida to privatise city cleaning

Dissatisfied with the levels of sanitation maintained in the city, the Noida Authority has now proposed to privatise the civic service. The authority has roped in private firm Ernst & Young as its consultant for preparing a detailed report to ... Read More »

‘Green Leaf’ for Belgaum Corporation

City Corporation of Belgaum (CCB) has recently received the “Green Leaf Award” for the best municipal corporation for effective and scientific garbage disposal. The award constituted by Sukuki Exnora (Hyderabad) and assessed by ASCI (Administrative Staff College, of India), Hyderabad, ... Read More »

Bio-waste Disposal

The Delhi government will announce new, stricter guidelines for disposal of bio-medical waste by hospitals. The decision came after the recent incident of radioactive waste ending up in Mayapuri scrap market that claimed a life, and a recent Central Pollution ... Read More »

Infection Control

Infection Control in hospitals is gaining importance with increasing stress on safe patient healthcare. Consequently, responsibilities for the infection control practioners is increasing and improving awareness and compliance among the healthcare providers is a strong priority in the hospital. The ... Read More »

Bringing up a professional company

Starting in a small way in 1999, CAERE Pvt Ltd, a Hyderabad based housekeeping services company, has completed 10 years of professional service. Prathibha and Christopher Blessing, the founders of this company have taken Caere across India with over 4000 employees, over 50 clients and with engagements in over 400 properties. The couple speak to Clean India Journal. Read More »

Handling Bio-medical waste

One of the main functions of housekeeping in hospitals is infection control and proper handling of bio-medical waste. Safety against fire, prevention of cross contamination, odour control and pest control are all a part of waste disposal procedures. A carefully ... Read More »