Earlier Construction and Demolition Waste was covered under the then existing Municipal Solid Wastes(Management and Handling) Rules, 2000.Ministry of Environment, Forest and climate change, Govt of India, has issued Notification No. G.S.R 445(E) Dated 29.03.2016[published in the Gazette of India Ext. Pt II S.3(ii) on 27.04.2016]. These Rules came into force with effect from 27.04.2016(date of publication in Gazette of India).
These Rules are applicable to every waste resulting from Construction, re-modelling, repair and demolition of any civil structure of individual or organization or Authority who generates construction and demolition waste such as building materials, debris,rubble. As per the said Rules, Delhi Pollution Control Committee is to grant Authorisation to Construction and Demolition Waste Processing Facility About 4000 MT of Construction and Demolition Waste is generated in Delhi. There are following Three Construction and Demolition Waste Processing Facilities operating in Delhi and permitted by DPCC: