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Question No - 4418 : Treatment of Hazardous Wastes

Government of India , Department of Atomic Energy , Lok Sabha
Unstarred Question No. 4418 ,to Be Answered on 14.12.2016

Treatment of Hazardous Wastes

4418. Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat:
Will the Prime Minister Be Pleased to State:
(a) Whether the Government Has Transferred Some Technologies for Treatment of
Hazardous Wastes to Around 100 Private Entrepreneurs for Commercial Development;
(B) if So, the Details Thereof; and
(C) the Various Methods of the Government to Regulate These Private Entrepreneurs for
Efficient Treatment of Hazardous Wastes as Part Ofthe Use of These Technologies?

The Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions and Prime Minister’s Office (Dr. Jitendra Singh):
(a)&(B) Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (Barc), a Constituent Unit of Department of Atomic Energy (Dae) Has Transferred a Number of Technologies to Many Private
S.no. Entrepreneurs on Non-exclusive Basis as Per the Following Categories:-

S. No.  -    Name of the Technologies Transferred in the areas of commercial development   -  No. of Private entrepreneurs .       

1               Water Technology                                                                                          -    81       
2               Engineering Technology                                                                                  -      3        
3               Medical Equipments                                                                                       -    11       
4               Chemical Technology                                                                                      -      8        
5               Advanced Instrumentation                                                                               -    16       
6               Radiation Technology                                                                                      -    24       
7               Agriculture, Environment & Bio-Sciences                                                            -  106       
                 TOTAL                                                                                                            -  249    

The selected technologies which are transferred to private entrepreneurs as such do not generate hazardous waste.  In addition, adequate guidelines are provided to the transferees for maintaining industrial and environmental safety


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