Akshar Management

The Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change has released the E-Waste (Management) Second Amendment, 2023, which states the following: Amendment to Rule 5: In the E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2022 (hereinafter referred to as the said rules), in rule 5, after clause (3), insert the following clause: “You must adopt approved destruction technologies to manage…

The Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change has released a notice regarding Measures to Reduce Methane Emissions. Methane Emissions in India (2016): As per India’s third Biennial Update Report, India’s methane emissions in 2016 (excluding LULUCF) were 409 million tone CO2e of which, 73.96% was from Agriculture sector, 14.46% from Waste sector, 10.62% from…

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) (Credit Rating Agencies) (Amendment) Regulations, 2023, which particularly target Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) rating providers. These regulations, which aim to regulate the actions of ESG rating organizations and ensure transparency and dependability in their operations, are a significant advance for the ESG rating business. The provisions…

Central Pollution Control Board has released a notification regarding the release of imported consignments of procedure of 106 EEEs items. In past notification authority has requested for releases of imported consignments of Producers as defined in the E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2022 after taking an undertaking and also on the submission of acknowledgment from the CPCB’s…

The Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change has released a new notification regarding Coastal Regulation Zone under the Environment Protection Act 1986. Coastal Regulation Zone Notification, 2011, for declaring certain coastal stretches as Coastal Regulation Zone wherein restrictions were imposed on the setting up and expansion of industries, operations and processes in the said…

Ministry of Power has released Carbon Credit Trading Scheme, 2023 to regulate matters relating to the trading of carbon credit certificates. Following things are defined in this rule National Steering Committee for Indian Carbon Market. Functions of National Steering Committee. Bureau as administrator and its functions. Registry and its Functions. Commission as Regulator for trading…

The Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change has released the notification on genset. The notification is applicable for all fuels and the power category slabs were revised to five from three. As per the general conditions of this notification, Genset engines and Gensets with the old standards can be supplied only till 30th June…

Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organization (PESO) has released a notification regarding the withdrawal of Indian representatives/distributors for importing of gas cylinders/ valves/ regulators from foreign manufacturers. According to the guidelines outlined in Rule 3 of the Gas Cylinder Rules 2016, PESO has accepted the design drawings for gas cylinders produced by international gas cylinder producers.…