The Board conducted inventorisation of Hospitals, Health care units to bring them under the Bio-medical Waste (Management and Handling) Rules. The Board also organized a state level workshop-cum¬ training on bio-medical waste management associating experts and representatives of health care units in order to propagate the harmful effects of Bio-medical Waste. The Board also published a manual on the implementation of the Bio-medical Waste Management Rules. The Board has instructed the health care units in the State to comply the provision of the Bio-medical Waste Management and Handling Rules. In compliance of the Boards directive some of the healthcare units have already installed incinerators and other activities relating to safeguard the surrounding environment from the harmful effects of Bio-medical Waste.