Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Bio-Medical Waste Management During COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted On: 02 FEB 2021 4:26PM by PIB Delhi

Guidelines issued by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) “Handling, Treatment & Disposal of Bio-medical Waste Generated during Treatment/Diagnosis/Quarantine of COVID-19 Patients”, are being followed by all Central Govt. Hospitals. During COVID-19, Central Government Hospitals have been advised to manage and dispose the bio-medical waste as per as Bio-medical Waste Management Rules-2016.

All the Central Govt. Hospitals located in States/Union Territories are equipped with Bio-medical Waste facility.

The details of bio-medical waste generated by some major Central Government Hospitals under Ministry of Health and Family Welfare are as below:

 

Annexure

 

Sl no.

Name of Hospitals

Bio Medical waste generated during COVID-19 Category wise (in Kg)

Yellow

Red

Blue

White

1.

All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS, New Delhi

432553

538968

215891

3004

2.

Lady Harding Medical College & Associate Hospital, New Delhi

87860

105759

17090

12508

3.

Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi

497104

363323

43354

3498

4.

Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi

94554

122374

25538

3489

5

National Institute of Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases

(NITRD), New Delhi

4391.63

13513.14

3539.7

295.65

6.

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry

60956.9

27329.5

3030.1

365.55

7.

National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences

(NIMHANS), Bengaluru

19883

20080

1434

1727

8.

North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health & Medical Sciences

(NEIGRIHMS), Shillong, Meghalaya

15663.19

9467.65

506.6

121

9.

Post Graduate Instituteof Medical Education & Research

(PGIMER), Chandigarh

686889

292401

74251

1038

10.

Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi Regional Institute of Mental Health

(LGBRIMH), Tezpur, Assam

472.14

704.815

108.668

8.495

11.

Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute (VPCI) Delhi

5382.89

6653.36

1197.94

106.45

12.

All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bathinda, Punjab

788.65

179.69

0

0

13.

All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Rishikesh

113561

52311.6

1651

265.8

 

The Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Sh. Ashwini Kumar Choubey stated this in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha here today.

 

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MV/SJ



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