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Plastic Waste Management (Second Amendment) Rules 2023

Central govt has amended following rules in the Plastic Waste Management Rule 2016 in the interest of PIBO(s) and recyclers. 

1) New definition of “Carry bags’’: Bags made from plastic material or compostable plastic or biodegradable plastic, used for the purpose of carrying or dispensing, commodities, which have a self-carrying feature but do not include bags that constitute or form an integral part of the packaging in which goods are sealed prior to use. 

2) New definition of “Producer”: Persons engaged in manufacture of plastic packaging. 

3)Plastic packaging shall incorporate name and registration certificate number for producer or importer or brand owner generated through centralized online portal specified in Schedule II for plastic packaging.  

4) Every producer or importer or brand-owner shall apply one –time registration make an application in Form I through the centralized online portal specified in Schedule II. 

5)The annual filing of FY 22-23 has been extended from 31st Oct 23 to Nov 30th 23.  

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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