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Battery Waste Management (Amendment) Rules, 2023

Central govt has amended following rules in the Battery waste Management (Amendment) Rule 2023 in the interest of Producers and recyclers. 

1)New definition of Battery: Battery means new or refurbished cell or Battery, including accumulator, which is any source of electrical energy generated by direct conversion of chemical energy and includes disposable primary or secondary battery. 

2) The CPCB on registration of the Producer shall issue a certificate of registration to Producer which shall be valid until it is cancelled or withdrawn. 

3)Producer shall have the obligation to take EPR for self-use.  

4)The recycling targets for electric vehicle of three wheeler has been included in the amendment rule. 

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Praveen Rao

CEO & Technical Director, C-PRAV Group: Australia, New Zealand, India & Canada 

C-PRAV Labs & Certifications 

Professional engineering experience of 30+ years with technical and managerial skills obtained from professional degree, courses, and hands-on experience, while working with organizations and companies involved in Design & Development, Testing, Inspection, Certification and Compliance (TICC). 

Management of electrical/electronic products & systems Testing and Certifications for Global markets in Consumer, Industrial, IT, Telecom, Defence, Medical, and Automotive Industries. Overall advisory for Standards, Regulations, Testing and Certifications for Global Market Access (GMA). 

  • ISO/IEC 17025 Lab Quality Management 
  • NATA Authorised Signatory (1995 to 2000) for EMC Testing 
  • NATA & IANZ Authorised Technical Assessor (current)
  • EMI/EMC, RF/Wireless, EMR-RF Exposure/SAR 
  • NATA Technical Assessors Advisory Committee (current) 
  • Current Chair of Australian EMC National Standards Committee 
  • Member of Australian National standards committees for Safety, Radio, RF Exp/SAR 
  • Represent Australia in International Standards committees like IEC, CISPR, IEEE 
  • Member of Telecommunications Certification Body Council, USA and European REDCA