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ARAI Environmental Statement for 2017-18
 
Environmental Management System, in which environmental legal compliance and continual improvement is successfully demonstrated during surveillance audit conducted by TUV SUD, our certification body, in July 2017.
 
Legal Compliance
Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) renewed consent to operate under Section 26 of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 & under Section 21 of the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 & Hazardous and Other Waste (Management, Handling &Transboundary Movement) Rules, 2016.
  ARAI has conducted environmental monitoring of various parameters like
DG set stack & insertion loss monitoring
Stack emission monitoring
Drinking water quality check
Monitoring sewage water quality and reuse of treated water for irrigation
Ambient air quality monitoring across ARAI
Ambient noise monitoring across ARAI
 
For all the above parameters the results are within the specified limits.
  Waste Management
Under waste handling and disposal activities, ARAI has identified various wastages generated by ARAI and eco-friendly disposal of the same is ensured.
Installed Biogas plant to treat organic waste.
Hazardous wastes like used oil, oil soaked cotton/gloves, empty oil barrels and batteries are being disposed of through parties authorized as recyclers by Government of India/Appropriate Authority.
Tie up with MPCB authorized hazardous waste disposal agency to dispose the generated hazardous waste of all types on regular basis.
Tie up with MPCB authorized hazardous waste disposal agency to dispose the generated hazardous waste of all types on regular basis.
Environmentally sound management systems are in place to handle hazardous waste, e-waste and plastic waste.
Participation in Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
This Institute has also implemented 5 'S'.
  Other EOHS initiatives
National Safety Week, World Environment Day & Swachh Bharat Pakhwada.
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