Disposal of bio-medical waste is going hi-tech

Srinagar: Era has come to hand for State Air pollution Regulate Board (SPCB) to observe disposal of bio-medical waste in healthcare facilities in Kashmir.

Beneath the brand new
gadget, SPCB has allocated bar codes to healthcare facilities in Kashmir to verify
right kind disposal of bio-medical waste.

In step with
Bio-Clinical Waste Control Regulations 2016, each and every healthcare facility has to
determine a bar code gadget for luggage containing bio-medical waste (BMW) to be
despatched out of the premises or position and disposed thru not unusual Bio-medical Waste
Remedy Facility (CBMWTF).


paperwork accessed by means of The Kashmir Track disclose that the bar code gadget will
lend a hand in monitoring and id of waste from supply of technology to
meant vacation spot for ultimate remedy and disposal.

“The code may even
create actual time on-line tracking of waste technology, assortment,
transportation, remedy and disposal. That approach regulatory company can get
on the spot information on bio-medical waste control of a specific healthcare
middle or not unusual Bio-medical Waste Remedy Facility (CBMWTF),” learn the

Officers mentioned
barcode gadget may even lend a hand in controlling the pilferage of recyclable
bio-medical waste. Bio clinical waste together with needles, injections, amputated
frame portions and cotton swabs include numerous infectious micro organism and wish to
be treated in moderation, authentic mentioned.

Dr. Sabeena,
senior scientist and head of biomedical waste control cellular at SPCB, mentioned bar
codes had been allocated to primary healthcare facilities in Srinagar, Kulgam and
Shopian districts thus far.

“The allotment of
bar codes to remainder of healthcare facilities is underway and shall be finished in a
week’s time,” she mentioned.

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Director State
Air pollution Regulate Board Kashmir (SPCB) Rafi Ahmad mentioned the primary goal of
bar code gadget is to increase prime well being index.

 “The bar code will likely be made operational on
recovery of web services and products. The infrastructure and amenities required
for implementation of the bar code gadget are being installed position in such
establishments of the state,” he mentioned.

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