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Goa-based NGO conducts e-waste campaign under Digital India initiative

Source: The Times of India, Date: , 2017

Source: The Times of India, Goa, July 18, 2017:- The workshop was to discuss and share ideas on how the problem of e-waste has been a burning issue which needs to be tackled in Goa. In view of this, Goa-based NGO Communicare Trust along with the ministry of electronics and information technology, NASSCOM, MAIT, CEAMA under the Digital India initiative conducted a workshop for the bulk consumers of Panaji named 'Creating a Blueprint for sustainable management of E-Waste in Goa.' At the workshop, roles and guidelines for bulk consumers according to the e-waste rules, 2016 were explained by experts followed by implications of the e-waste rules, 2016. The initiatives toward sustainable management of e-waste in Goa were also discussed. Experts also shared information about the condemnation and disposal of e-waste by bulk consumers and ideas about setting up an e-waste collection system.

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