Report of the Two-Day Workshop on Legal, Regulatory and Compliance Framework on Chemical and Wastes in India held on 29th -30th November, 2019
The Centre for Environmental Law, Education, Research and Advocacy organized a Two-Day Workshop on “The Legal, Regulatory and Compliance Framework on Chemical and Hazardous Waste in India”, on November 29-30, 2019 at NLSIU, Bengaluru. The workshop was conducted under the aegis of a three-year research project on “Collaborative Engagement for Research, Training and Development in Handling of Chemical and Hazardous Waste”, the objectives of which include, among other things, assisting the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change on matters connected to the Conference of Parties (COP) under various Multilateral Environmental Agreements, granted by the Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change, Government of India.
The Two-Day Workshop received participation from industry professionals, members of pollution control boards, regional offices of the MoEF&CC, legal professionals, members from the academia and other institutes engaged by the Ministry in this project – IIT, Madras, IIT, Hyderabad and NEERI, Nagpur. This report gives a detailed description of the proceedings and deliberations of the workshop.