Environmental Health, Waste Management Technology and Policy

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Objective

  • Establish a programmatic approach to handling SAICM in MoEF & CC
  • Long-term strategic partnership to provide key technical, policy and strategic inputs to the Ministry in Management of SAICM
  • Repository of knowledge and create as well as maintain a database for SAICM related issues in the Country
  • Support MoEFCC during International/National meetings on the Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management (SAICM) related matters

Scope

  • Lead in paint
  • Chemicals in products
  • The hazardous substance within the life cycle of electrical and electronic products ∙ Nanotechnology and manufactured nanomaterials
  • Endocrine-disrupting chemicals
  • Environmentally Persistent Pharmaceutical Pollutants
  • Perfluorinated chemicals
  • Highly Hazardous Pesticides
  • Beyond 2020 policy framework for SAICM;
  • Implementation of Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals