E-Waste Management: Challenges, Policies and Way Forward 5-7th August, 2015

September 29, 2015

Conducted by Sustainable Industrialization Programme Centre for Science and Environment 

Brief Summary:

The Regulatory Team and the Community Support Team of the Sustainable Industrialisation Unit conducted a three days training programme on “E-waste Management: Challenges, Policies and Way Forward” from 5-7th August 2015 in New Delhi. Participants included a mixed group comprising of senior officials from ONGC, Adani, J.K. Cement; College professors and students; and dismantlers respectively. The aim of the workshop was to spread awareness on the existing legislative and regulatory framework on e-waste and the proposed draft rule of 2015 as well as various environmental, social and governance related challenges, the sector is currently struggling with. The training programme also included a half day field visit to an e-waste dismantling unit to give hands on experience to the participants. The training programme ended up with certain action plan recommendation, which came from different stakeholders.