Marginal increase in generation of e­waste in Goa: CM

Panaji, Jul 29 (UNI) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has informed State Legislative Assembly that there is a marginal increase in the generation of e-waste in the state. In a written reply in response to a question asked by Antonio Caetano Fernandes on July 27, Mr Parrikar, who also holds environment portfolio, said,”From the annual returns submitted by the units it is seen that there is a marginal increase in the generation of E-waste.” He said as per the E-waste (Management) Rules 2016, the Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) had granted authorization to a Salcet-based recycler to dispose off E-waste under intimation to Board.

 

Source: United News of India

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