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Introduction: To bolster urban safety, the Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation has issued a directive emphasizing mandatory fire safety measures for all buildings within its jurisdiction. Effective from June 1, 2024, this directive aligns with the notification by the state government’s urban development and urban housing department (GH/V/68 of 2021/AGN-102021-100-L1), mandating compliance with fire safety norms as…

Introduction: The Gas Cylinders (Amendment) Rules, 2024, represent a pivotal moment in enhancing safety and operational efficiency within the compressed gas industry. With technology advancing and demand rising, these rules signify a necessary evolution in regulatory frameworks to meet contemporary challenges. A notable inclusion within these rules is the requirement for barcoding, encompassing radio frequency…

Introduction: India takes a significant leap forward in hazardous waste management with the introduction of the Hazardous Waste Management Rules, 2024. These amendments, published in the Official Gazette, mark a pivotal moment in bolstering hazardous waste handling practices nationwide. Expanding Definitions and Regulations: The Hazardous Waste Management Rules 2024 expand the regulatory framework by introducing…

 MoEFCC released the Ecomark Certification Rules, 2023, with the primary objective of promoting eco-friendly products and assessing their environmental impact across various facets. These aspects include resource consumption, climate change effects, impacts on nature and biodiversity, energy usage, waste generation, emissions into the environment, physical pollution effects, and the management of hazardous substances. Key features…

Central Government issued the Green Credit Rules, 2023, through an official notification. The primary aim of this program is to foster environmental conservation and sustainability using market-driven mechanisms. This initiative represents an innovative approach, harnessing a competitive market system to incentivize and promote environmentally responsible actions among a diverse array of stakeholders. Key Elements: Tradable…

Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has issued show cause notice under section 5 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 for non-compliance of Plastic Waste Management Rules,2016. Extended producer responsibility (EPR) is a strategy to add all of the estimated environmental costs associated with a product throughout the product life cycle to the market price of…

Gujarat Pollution Control Board has released office mandate to obtain Consent To Establish separately for common facility type industries. CTE-Consent to establish is NOC given by GPCB which is required before you start your business or enterprise as per The Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act – 1974 and the air (prevention and control of…