Chemicals Management



  • Redesigning the existing chemical pathways or processes of chemical products to reduce or eliminate the generation of hazardous substances.

  • Implementing environmentally benign processes for selected industries on a case-by-case basis.

Policy & Regulations

  • The department of science and technology (DST) has formed an independent body called the Green Chemistry Task Force, which is a 13-member team of industry and academic representatives. They are involved in collaborative research to find solutions for the industry, and are introducing technology implementation schemes.

  • The State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) and the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) have become more aware of the challenges and are now more aggressive in enforcing the policies and regulations.

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