Request for Consideration : E- Waste Management Guidelines

AMCHAM’s Medical Device Committee made a representation on consideration to exempt medical devices as listed under Schedule I of S.O. 360 (E) to Ms. Leena Nandan, Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change on August 1st, 2022. The representation highlighted issues such as steps to prevent the spread of contamination, preserving patients’ data integrity, supporting the circular economy and helping in cost savings by usage of old equipment in new centres/Class 2 and 3 Ayusman Bharat Hospitals.