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In­dia's Na­tional Action Plan on an­timi­cro­bial re­sis­tance (AMR) fo­cuses on its en­vi­ron­men­tal as­pect

Sur­veil­lance of AMR and an­tibi­otic residues in en­vi­ron­ment, in­clud­ing pharma man­u­fac­tur­ing dis­charges Stan­dards for an­tibi­otic residues in in­dus­trial ef­flu­ents En­vi­ron­men­tal risk as­sess­ment for es­tab­lish­ment of fac­to­ries, in­clud­ing phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal man­u­fac­tur­ing units De­vel­op­ment of leg­is­la­tion, aware­ness and in­cen­tives Train­ing of en­vi­ron­ment reg­u­la­tors, in­dus­try play­ers on AMR and the need to control it

All in­dus­trial units are re­quired to send ef­flu­ents to the com­mon ef­flu­ent treat­ment plant. But some send ei­ther none or only part of the ef­flu­ents to save costs

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