Allana Management Journal of Research


Pages: 47-53

Date of Publication: 30-Nov--0001


Author: Prof. Zeenat Alam, Dr. Amal Goje

Category: Information Technology Management

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The objective of this article is to understand the health hazards associated with electronic waste (e-waste) in India . With an ever increasing annual consumption of electronic gadgets, India__ampersandsign#39;s e waste generation has also increased manifold . Rapid growth in this industry coupled with advancement in technologies has led to the accumulation of e-waste stream,which is expected to increase further in the coming years. Unfortunately, India does not have structured and stringent e -waste disposal mechanism which has led to the mushrooming of unorganized sectors for harvesting the massive e waste being generated in India which has its associated severe health hazards. This research article attempts to provide insight into the quantum of the health hazards associated with unorganized e-waste management . It also suggests innovative ideas to mitigate the impact of e-waste management .


E-waste Problem in India · Suggestions for management·Environmental and health impact ·Developing countries.