CPCB issues Provisional EPR Target for 2023-2024

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has issued a public notice on the method of calculation of the Provisional EPR Target for 2023-2024. This notice was issued on 14th June, 2023.

Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) had previously announced an extension in the last date for Registered Producers, Importers, Brand Owners (PIBOs) to file the Annual Returns for 2022-2023. This extension was provided till 31st October, 2023.

These annual returns have to be filed on the centralised EPR portal. The EPR target for 2023-2024 shall be automated upon filing of annual returns for 2022-2023.

However, provisional EPR target 2023-2024 shall be applicable till actual EPR target is generated based on annual return for 2022-2023. The notice specifies the method of calculation of this provisional EPR target.