Twenty-eight Punjab hospitals have been selected for an international project aimed at effective management of bio-medical waste. Of these hospitals, four are big, eight medium and 16 small ventures.
The initiative is part of a project being executed by the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) and the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests. Members of the UNIDO team along with Dr M Subba Rao, Director, Union Ministry of Environment and Forests, said this here today during a visit to Dayanand Medical College and Hospital. Ludhiana also has been selected as the model district for the project in Punjab.