emblam Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY)
Government of India
Greene Greene
ministers Digital India
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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.

Stakeholders

  • BULK CONSUMERS

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  • MANUFACTURERS

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  • GOVERNMENT

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  • DEALERS

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  • REFURBISHERS

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  • SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES

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  • RWAs

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  • INFORMAL SECTOR

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Activities Across India

RWA Activity in Agartala (Tripura)

Awareness Program on Hazards of E-Waste & Plastic Waste Stakeholder : RWA Name: Jolaibari Society, Jolaibari Date: 20th Nov 2020 Address: Jolaibari City: Agartala State: Tripura

Retail Activity in Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala)

Awareness Programme on Environmental Hazards Of E- Waste & Plastic Waste Stakeholder : Retail Outlet Market Name: Pothencode – Trivandrum Road, Kerala Date: 18 Nov 2020 City: Thiruvananthapuram State: Kerala

Bulk Consumer Activity in Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh)

Activity Date: 15-11-2020 Stakeholder: Office Name: LIC EMPLOYEE OFFICE Location:- GOVERNOR PET City: Vijayawada State:-Andhra Pradesh

RWA Activity in Imphal (Manipur)

Awareness Programme on Environmental Hazards of E-waste Stakeholder : RWA Name: Mahei Sindam Date: 13 Nov 2020 City: Imphal State: Manipur

Retail Activity in Jammu (Jammu & Kashmir)

Awareness Programme on Environmental Hazards of E-waste and Plastic Waste Activity date:- 13.11.2020 Retail Activity Name: Gandhi Nagar Market City : Jammu Jammu & Kashmir

TESTIMONIALS

  • Electronic waste (e-waste) is a global challenge. Urban cities are turning into e-waste landfills, with tons of materials disposed of without consideration for health and environment. Recycling of e-waste in industrial scale, however, can recover valuable resources efficiently and also generate employment. more

    Dr. Sandip Chatterjee

    Director, MeitY, Govt. of India,
  • India is the fastest growing economy, wherein electronics play the key driver., The rapid innovation in technology has resulted in improved electronic products, besides faster obsolescence of old products, thereby creating unmanageable volume of electronic waste (e-waste).more

    Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad

    Honourable Minister, Law & Justice, Communications, Electronics & IT,
  • Today, electronic waste poses a significant challenge for the society, due to fast discarding old devices with its improved version. In India, lack of awareness about ill effect of Improper managing the end-of-life products, is also a major concern.more

    Shri Ajay Sawhney

    Secretary, MeitY, Govt. of India,
  • “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
  • “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

    Former CEO, MAIT