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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF SKILL DEVELOPMENT AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 5536
ANSWERED ON:  02.04.2018
Skills in Disposal of e-Wastes
UDIT RAJ
Will the Minister of



SKILL DEVELOPMENT AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP be pleased to state:-


(a) whether the Government has chalked out a plan to skill kabariwalas for efficient collection and disposal of e-wastes;

(b) if so, the details thereof along with the number of kabariwalas trained, so far; and

(c) the steps taken by the Government for proper implementation of the plan across the country?


ANSWER
(a) to (c) Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship through National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) has created Skill Council for Green Jobs (SCGJ) as part of Skill India Mission to act as a bridge between the Government, Industry and various key stakeholders for developing strategy & implementing programmes for Skills Development and address skilled manpower requirement of the Green Business Industry including e-wastes.

In order to promote waste management sector, SCGJ has recently developed standardised qualification packs (QPs) / job role which includes Recyclable Waste Collector and Segregator (kabariwalas for recycle waste). As per the QP, Recyclable Waste Collector and Segregator is responsible for collection and proper segregation of Recyclable waste. However, no skill development training on this job role has been done so far.

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