Draft Bio-Medical Waste (Management & Handling) Rules, 2011
Source: MoEF, Date: April , 2012
The MoEF has notified the new Draft
Bio-Medical Waste (Management & Handling) Rules, 2011 on 21st September,
2011 under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 to replace the earlier Rules
(1998) and the amendments thereof. The draft Rules were notified for
information of the public and suggestions and comments were invited within 60
This New Rules are more comprehensive in nature and it contains important
features of Bio Medical Waste (Management & Handling) Rules, 1998,
including the three amendments issued. Additionally, several new provisions
have been added in the new Rules.
For more details of the full draft notification, you can visit the below
mentioned link of the Ministry of Environment & Forests (MoEF).
Click to download: www.moef.nic.in/downloads/public-information/draft-bmwmh.pdf