Waste management: Hospitals given 15 days to submit plan

The agency conducted an environmental hearing at Hyderabad regional office on Friday


Our Correspondent February 04, 2017

HYDERABAD: Sindh Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) gave on Friday 15 days to all the government and private hospitals in Hyderabad to submit a hospital waste management plan to SEPA and build incinerators.

The agency conducted an environmental hearing at Hyderabad regional office on Friday.

SEPA director-general Naeem Ahmed Mughal said that the hospitals have been issued notices several times to comply with Hospital Waste Management Rules, 2014, but to no avail.

Published in The Express Tribune, February 5th, 2017. 

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