Rules on E-Waste Management: Committee on Subordinate Legislation (2015-2016)
The Committee on Subordinate Legislation present this Fifteenth Report (Sixteenth Lok Sabha) on Rules on E-Waste Management. Electronic waste creates a global crisis due to environmental degradation. The major concern of electronic waste (e-Waste) management in India is recycling of e-Waste in nonformal units by unscientific, unhealthy and non-environmental friendly methods. Like other parts of the world, India is also facing serious challenges due to growing generation of e-Waste, lack of environmental awareness among the public, consumers, producers and the social and economic aspects associated with it, effective role of policy makers and legislators to address these challenges.