SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT: A CRITICAL OVERVIEW OF INDIAN LEGAL REGIME
Dr Vikrant Sopan Yadav
Associate Professor, National Institute of Construction Management and Research
Rapid industrialisation with poor check on pollution generation, unplanned and uncontrolled urbanisation and lack of public awareness and training are the greatest contributors of mounting size of solid waste generated by 1.3 billion population of India. It has resulted in danger to health and environment creating hurdles in path to sustainable development. This research work is an attempt to analyse the laws regulating solid waste management in India. Author has analysed the duties of waste generators, Governments and local authorities in solid waste management. Author has also proposed few suggestions like, volunteers from public for reporting legal violations, sustainable consumption etc. for improved solid waste management.
Keywords: Duty, Solid-waste, Environment, Management.
Journal Name :
EPRA International Journal of Research & Development (IJRD)
Published on : 2021-09-02