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Bio-Medical Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 1998

SCHEDULE VI
(see Rule 5)

SCHEDULE FOR WASTE TREATMENT FACILITIES LIKE INCINERATOR/ AUTOCLAVE/ MICROWAVE SYSTEM

A.

Hospitals and nursing homes in towns with population of 30 lakhs and above

by 31st December, 1999 or earlier

B.

Hospitals and nursing homes in towns with population of below 30 lakhs,


(a) with 500 beds and above

by 31st December, 1999 or earlier

(b) with 200 beds and above but less than 500 beds

by 31st December, 2000 or earlier

(c) with 50 beds and above but less than 200 beds

by 31st December, 2001 or earlier

(d) with less than 50 beds

by 31st December, 2002 or earlier

C.

All other institutions generating bio-medical waste not included in A and B above

by 31st December, 2002 or earlier

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