Presentation on theme: "Enabling Component of India HPMP Kakuko Nagatani-Yoshida Policy and Enforcement Officer, CAP ROAP UNEP, Bangkok New Delhi, October, 2011."— Presentation transcript:
Enabling Component of India HPMP Kakuko Nagatani-Yoshida Policy and Enforcement Officer, CAP ROAP UNEP, Bangkok New Delhi, October, 2011
Areas of Enabling Component Strategy for enforcement capacity building Awareness and information outreach (Non-investment part of the) Service Sector strategy Promoting Climate and Energy benefits Product stewardship for efficient management and disposal of ODS
Strategy for Enforcement Capacity Building Objectives: Appropriate vigilance on entry of HCFCs, HCFC blends and HCFC-based equipment. This could include control of chemicals which ODS are commonly mis-declared. Improved availability and accessibility of information and tools for shipment inspection. Increased coordination among agencies of the Central and the State governments for ODS policy enforcement and ODS trade control. Monitoring of cross-border trade and exchange of information
Reporting Participant Case Reported ODS Seizure Type ODS in No of Containers / cylinders ODS in Kg Equipme nt contains ODS Armenia1R-502152400 China1CFC-121,14015,5040 Gambia1HCFC-22121920 Hong Kong1CFC-1210016000 Croatia1R-134A101600 India3R-22 & R-22 Mixture1,13918224170 Kenya1CFC-12375920 Sweden7CFC-12, R-134a, R-600A00472 Thailand4CFC-12 & HFCF-221,76625,2860 Uzbekistan4CFC-12,HCFC-22, R-134a, R-600a4673626 Poland1HCFC-222140 Bahrain(by RILO ME) 1CFC1-2, HCFC-22609600 Total26 4,32763,508668
Strategy for Enforcement Capacity Building (continued) Activities proposed: Customs Training – ToT; Refresher Training Programmes; upgrading of E- Learning Programme; Special Training on ODS Identification and inspection Monitoring of Cross border and International Trade - coordinating with the new Authorised Economic Operator programme/ Post Clearance Audit mechanism; updating of HCFCs info in the existing Risk Management System; use of informal Prior Informed Consent (iPIC) Decentralized Policy and Enforcement Training Capacity building of Defense Forces and other enforcement/ security forces Partners: Ozone Cell, MOEF National Academy for Customs Excise and Narcotics (NACEN) Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) A strategy for disposal of seized ODS?
Awareness & information outreach Objectives: To create awareness among stakeholders about: o Information on restriction on use of HCFCs o Timelines of the phase-out o Information on the new technologies and alternatives to HCFCs o Policies and regulatory aspects Partners: Industry associations (i.e. RAMA, IPUA), large manufacturers, dealers and vendors Target Audience: Primary: Stakeholders of each of the three sectors and sub-sectors Secondary: Policy makers, government representatives (National, State and Local level), Media & Public/End-Users, Academic/Research institutions & Industrial Laboratories (e.g. IITs and CSIR units) -- with a specific focus on RAC sectors).
Outline of the Strategy Phase I Phase II 20102015 2030 Build long term associations and partnerships Inform, Educate & Communicate (ICE) to create mass awareness Government officials Industry & Associates Mass media & Communication Educational Campaigns (Posters, Films etc) Mass Media (TV, Radio & Print) Interactive Behavioural Change Communication (BCC) to induce mindset & habit Tier I Tier II Tier III Focus: Generic Awareness : Focus: Alternatives and training Knowledge kiosks, bulk SMS, posters etc
Awareness & information outreach (continued) Activities For the primary target Stakeholder workshops especially for the informal sectors. National consultations to understand the progress of the phase-out. Customised training kits for relevant groups Training of Trainers Information dissemination through sector-specific newsletters and magazines Develop technical\training films Upgrade and update industry websites Working with ACREX India- International Workshop and onsite seminar and hands-on technical workshops on relevant topics for the AC industry
Awareness & information outreach (continued) Other activities For Secondary Stakeholders: Media and the Public Media kit for journalists – This can contain an overview of the recent phase-out progress, updates, media FAQs, phase-out timelines and other information related to the issue, etc. Advertisements in national and regional newspapers and industry magazines and newsletters. Facilitate publication of articles/feature stories in national and regional papers. Media consultations to monitor and evaluate the communication strategy and incorporate their suggestions in the strategy. Issuing two press releases a year on the progress of the plan. Exploring collaboration with BEE on their energy labeling campaigns for air conditioners Sensitising the Future - Debate, quiz, poster making competitions for schools and colleges across India on the issue. The three best posters will be a part of the national campaign. Setting up Knowledge Kiosks at prominent public places; on HCFC-free appliances, generic information on HCFC and its phase-out and can be placed in retail stores.
Activities RAC & refrigerant dealer half day awareness workshops (6 with approx. 50 participants/workshop) Development of a website Posters for servicing enterprises (will be disseminated during training programmes) Flyers for training promotions (a total of 50,000 flyers for the entire duration of the project, Phase I) Setting up incentive schemes for early replacement of HCFC equipment Facilitating establishment of an RAC service enterprises association (pilot in Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai); Support will consist of initial consultancy for setting up the association and organisation of 2 member meeting. Newsletter (volume = 5000 in 2012, 7500 in 2013, 10000 in 2014) Multimedia Campaign As part of the Service Sector Strategy
Addressing MOP Decision XIX/6: climate and Energy benefits Integrated Standards and Labelling Programme (ISLP) Super Efficient Equipment Programme (SEEP) EE Public Procurement Equipment replacement using DSM Strategic partnerships with BEE/ EESL Linkages with programmes and projects like the World Bank Chiller project Review of policy measures and incentives for ozone and climate friendly technologies.
Product Stewardship for efficient management and disposal of ODS Regulatory Framework for efficient management and safe disposal of ODS with fiscal incentives Promotion of market for safe disposal of ODS- investment in disposal facilities, distribution network, marketing/ awareness, etc. Facilitating investments in disposal facilities Engagement with the industry, entrepreneurs on the technologies available for disposal Feasibility study for distribution network Marketing/ awareness
We would like to know …. What would be the most urgent action, up to 2015, in the Strategy for enforcement capacity building? Based on technology selection discussions in this consultation, any adjustment needed to the proposed focus of the Awareness & information outreach strategy? (about the information to be provided, target audience, timing of activities) Any feedback on: Climate and Energy benefits Product stewardship for efficient management and disposal of ODS
For more information Atul.Bagai@unep.org Kakuko.Nagatani@unep.org Saurabh.Kumar@unep.org