An E-Waste awareness initiative supported by
Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY)
Government of India
Digital India Digital India

ABOUT E-WASTE AWARENESS

The programme aims to create effective awareness in various levels (of society) to reduce the adverse impact on environment and health arising out of the polluting technologies used in recycling e-waste in the unorganized sector.

OUR MANDATE

The charter for this programme is to bring together the triad of public, government and industry to adopt responsible measures for Sustainable electronics that is responsive to environmental needs. This needs proactive policy formation and mass deployment that would be the focus area.

OUR MANDATE

The charter for this programme is to bring together the triad of public, government and industry to adopt responsible measures for Sustainable electronics that is responsive to environmental needs. This needs proactive policy formation and mass deployment that would be the focus area.

  • CORPORATE

  • MANUFACTURERS

  • GOVERNMENT

  • DEALERS

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  • REFURBISHERS

  • ACADEMIC INSTITUTES

  • RWAs

  • INFORMAL SECTOR

Activities Across India

School Activity in Raipur on 22 Oct, 2018

Activity Details Day : Monday Date: 22.10.2018 Stakeholders: School- Shankar Nagar Vidya Mandir. Venue:Shankar Nagar City: Raipur Participants: 1800

School Activity in Delhi on 16th Oct, 2018

Activity Detail Activity Date: 16 – Oct – 2018 School name – Sarvodya Kanya Vidyalaya Area: Sarojni Nagar State- Delhi

College Activity in Raipur on 16th Oct, 2018

Activity Details Date: 16-Oct-2018 City: Raipur Stakeholder:College College Name: Gurukul Mahila Vidyalaya Total Strength: 4000

School Activity in Delhi on 11th Oct, 2018

Activity Details Date: 11-Oct Stakeholders: School School Name: New Bal Bharti Public school Venue: Rohini Sec 2 Pocket 7 City: Delhi

Informal Sector Activity in Kolkata (West Bengal) on 5th Oct, 2018

Activity Date: 05-oct-2018 Informal Activity Location:- bidhan sarani, atlas club, Area: shyambazar City: Kolkata Number of people:- 23

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GOALS - NEXT 12 MONTHS

5,000

CORPORATE COMPANIES TO BE ROPED IN FOR SAFE PRACTICES AND DISPOSAL OF E-WASTE

2,00,000

SCHOOLS TO BE COVERED FOR DISSEMINATION OF INFORMATION AROUND OF E-WASTE AWARENESS

1,000

E-WASTE COLLECTION CENTERS TO BE SPREAD ACROSS 10 STATES OF INDIA FOR COLLECTION AND DISPOSAL

TESTIMONIALS

  • “We really appreciate the efforts of MeitY- very carefully planned and executed thereby increasing the awareness of e-waste. Will go a long way in  a more responsible disposal of the electronic waste by all stakeholders  thereby positively impacting the environment”

    Mr. Vivek Seigell
    Principal Director, ICT Electronics Committee,, PHDCCI
  • MEITY’s Initiative is aimed at raising awareness amongst relevant stakeholders on the costs of inappropriate recycling and the avenues for environment friendly management of e-waste. Over the last two years, it is well on its way achieve that purpose.

    Ashish Chaturvedi
    Director, Climate Change, GIZ India
  • GreenE website has been created to disseminate information about the ill-effects of e-waste recycling at informal sectors and associated hazards to environment and health of the operators.This initiative is conducive to create awareness amongst the common citizen.I welcome all to use this website as well as give your feedback for improving the Programme.

    Shri Arvind Kumar
    GC, MeitY
  • E-waste is creating serious challenges to our society with its growing volume and also lack of awareness. MeitY’s E-waste awareness programme aims to educate about hazardous effects of e-waste on environment and health. GreenE website will provide knowledge on the alternate methods of e-waste disposal through environment friendly recycling practices.

    Dr. Sandip Chatterjee
    OSD to Secretary, MeitY
  • “MeitY has done a commendable job in creating e-waste awareness across key stakeholders i.e., public, government and industry through its policies and proactive initiatives favouring the environment. MeitY’s efforts on e-waste have always been reliable, efficient and responsive, we must strive to sustain it.”

    Manish Sharma
    President, CEAMA
  • MeitY has managed to create a single national program that has the capability to transform E-waste management in India.With a firm belief in circular economy,this program in its first phase managed to create unprecedented awareness.As it progresses further,I am confident it will be revolutionary.All stakeholders must make the best use of this platform.

    Anwar Shirpurwala
    CEO, MAIT