The Ministry of Environment and Forests launched a web-based application on Integrated Waste Management System (IWMS). The system’s web address is www.iwms.nic.in.The government launched the system for better management of waste. The user-friendly application is capable of tracking the movement of hazardous waste.
Objectives of the IWMS to enhance transparency in the working of the Ministry and other Centre/State level regulatory bodies. To reduce the time taken for processing applications, seeking various types of permissions under the recently notified waste management regulations.
So let’s do:
1. Expand the term IWMS ?
2. Who is the Minister of State (I/C) of Environment, Forest and Climate Change ?
Source – The Economics Times