(A consumer such as the Departments of Central Government like Railways,Defence,Telecom,Posts and Telegraph, the Departments of State Government, the Undertakings, Boards and other agencies or companies who purchase hundred or more than hundred batteries per annum)
Please Note that Lead manufacturing including secondary lead industry(recovery of lead from waste scrap) is prohibited in NCT of Delhi as per the Annexure III of Master Plan of Delhi- 2021.
Any violation of the provisions of the said Rules attracts action under the Environment (Protection) Act,1986, as amended to date, wherein there is provision for punishment of imprisonment for a term which may extend to five years with fine upto one lakh rupees, or with both.
For the awareness and compliance of the Batteries (Management and Handling) Rules, 2001, as amended to date , Delhi Pollution Control Committee has given Public Notice in English & Hindi in leading News papers on 09.01.2011 . Please click here for the Public Notice :Hindi|English.
Note : The Batteries (Management and Handling) Rules, 2001 were notified by Ministry of Environment and Forest , Govt. of India on 16.05.2001and further amendments were done in the said Rules in 2010 .For details these Rules can be referred at the website of Ministry of Environment and Forest , Govt. of India(www.moef.nic.in) and for other related information website of Central Pollution Control Board ( www.cpcb.nic.in) may be referred.