Awareness programme on Environmental hazards of Electronic waste
The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) in partnership with NASSCOM Foundation, MAIT & CEAMA has embarked upon an Awareness Programme on Environmental Hazards of Electronic Waste under the ‘Digital India Initiative’ at Puducherry city.
Through this project, the schools & college students were educated on e-waste management. Moreover the related stakeholders such as Bulk consumers, Dealers, Manufacturers, Refurbishers and Resident Welfare Association members were educated on Environmental Hazards of Electronic waste, importance of E-bin, health hazards, environmental pollution, collection, segregation and RRR. Totally 6062 were participated and benefited.
Mr. Murthy Deputy Director Education Department, Mr. Rithosh Chandra, Fire Officer, Puducherry, Mr. Ramesh, Environmental Engineer, Science Technology and Environment Department, Puducherry were presided the events.
The participants were educated on health hazards of e-waste, method of segregation, e-bin establishment and briefed them on authorised recyclers. Moreover the RWA members were educated on the method of handling the e-waste and proper disposal of e-waste. Bit notice and posters was distributed and posters were released.
Reached 0school & college children through outreach activities
Trained 0stakeholders of RWA, Bulk consumers, Dealers, Manufacturers and Refurbishers on e-waste management.
Sensitized 0people on Environmental Hazards of Electronic Waste under the 'Digital India Initiative' at Puducherry city.
The programme created mass awareness on e-waste among school and college students and related stakeholders. Being a city, the Govt. officials welcomed the project activity and thanked for creating a greater impact.