TN: Two private hospitals told to pay Rs 17 lakh for dumping biomedical waste in corporation bins
Chennai: Two Private Hospitals were recently slammed by the Greater Chennai Corporation for dumping medical waste in the corporation bins. The civic body issued notices to the facilities and imposed a fine of Rs 17 lakh.
Confirmation to this effect was given by Municipal Administration Minister P Velumani on Wednesday.
The official also mentioned that blue and yellow bags must be used to dispose of biomedical waste while green bags must be used to dispose of solid waste.