Posts In: EHS

Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change issues “Guidelines for Management of Healthcare Waste” for Industries and Healthcare providers under the Biomedical Waste Management Rules, 2016

December 7, 2018 EHS, Industries, states 0

The Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (“Ministry”) and Central Pollution Control Board, Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change...

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MOHFW includes Nebulizer, Digital Thermometer, BP monitoring devices and Glucometer within the purview of “drugs”; provisions gain effect from 1st January, 2020

December 7, 2018 EHS, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (“MOHFW”) has through a notification dated 3rd December, 2018, specified the devices intended for use in human beings for internal...

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CPCB warns Producers for not maintaining documents relating to (RoHS) Reduction in use of Hazardous Substances compliance under E-Waste Rules; says failure may lead to cancellation of EPR Authorization

December 7, 2018 EHS, Manufacturing, states 0

The Central Pollution Control Board (“CPCB”) has recently on 4th December, 2018 informed that they have started inspection to verify documents and activities for implementation of Extended Producer...

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Surgical Gowns and Drapes likely to be included as Medical Devices under the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940, says CDSCO

December 1, 2018 EHS, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

The Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation {“CDSCO”} (Medical Devices and Diagnostics Division) has, in a notice issued on 27th November, 2018 proposed to include surgical gowns...

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The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare revises ceiling rates for reimbursement of cost of Cardiac Pacemaker, Aortic Stent Graft etc; effective 8th November, 2018

November 29, 2018 EHS, Healthcare, states 0

In a recent Office Memorandum dated 19th November, 2018, issued by the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation, it has been stated that the revised ceiling rates for the reimbursement of cost...

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Jammu Kashmir State Pollution Control Board mandates online authorization under Plastic Waste (Management) Rules, 2018 and e-Waste (Management) Rules, 2016

November 23, 2018 EHS, Industries, Jammu and Kashmir 0

In line with the Business Reforms Action Plan, 2018 and for ensuring Ease of Doing Business, the Jammu and Kashmir State Pollution Control Board (“J&K...

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Competition Commission of India releases Policy Note with a view to regulate the Pharmaceutical/ Healthcare Sector by pointing out several issues and recommendations

November 23, 2018 EHS, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

The Competition Commission of India (“CCI”) has issued a Policy Note namely ‘Making Markets Work for Affordable Healthcare’ which has identified several issues in the pharmaceutical/healthcare...

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National Centre for Disease Control releases Draft Guideline/s for prevention and control of Healthcare Associated Infections in October, 2018

November 20, 2018 EHS, Healthcare, states 0

The National Centre for Disease Control has released a Draft copy of the National Guidelines for Infection Prevention and Control in Healthcare Facilities (“Draft Guideline”)...

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J&K PCB issues procedure and checklist for obtaining Authorization under Hazardous and Other Wastes (Management and transboundary, Movement) Rules, 2016, effective immediately

November 20, 2018 EHS, Industries, Jammu and Kashmir 0

The Jammu & Kashmir State Pollution Control Board (“JKPCB”) has issued an order regarding the procedure and checklist for obtaining Authorization under Hazardous and Other...

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West Bengal EIA Authority makes it mandatory to submit Checklists A and B while applying for Environmental Clearance for building and construction projects

November 10, 2018 EHS, Infrastructure, West Bengal 0

The State Level Environment Impact Assessment Authority, West Bengal (“SEIAA”) has, through a notification dated 30th October, 2018 announced that now onwards, entities or individuals initiating, or proposing...

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