The National Institute of Technology(NIT), Warangal, will soon start a master’s program in waste management with 20 seats at the institute. The announcement was made by institute director NV Ramana Rao on Friday (28th Feb 2020). Institute director NV Ramana Rao was speaking at a two-day industry-academia meet on waste management and social entrepreneurship supported by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD).
The meet was attended by experts from waste management technology, equipment manufacturers and suppliers, private corporates, NGOs and allied organisations, the report said.
Waste management is being addressed in postgraduate programmes under different names. Talking about waste management as subject for a postgraduate degree programme, A. K. Gosain, professor, Indian Institute of Technology(IIT), Delhi, said, “The job scope is pretty good in the theme area which includes also the management of waste from plants in the cities. In a developing country, the requirement of such study and their management is much more than that of a developed country. There are many more areas that need management of waste.”
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