Desk News: Indian electrical device manufacturers have agreed to make single chargers for laptops, mobiles and other devices. This decision has been taken keeping e-waste in mind. However, this will not only reduce e-waste, but also facilitate device charging.
However, the pattern of the charger has not been finalized so far. A task force will be constituted in this regard and a decision will be taken soon.
The Central Government of India has played a major role in promoting the ‘One Country One Charger’ initiative. The decision was finalized in a task force meeting chaired by the country’s consumer affairs secretary Rohit Kumar Singh. Besides many educational institutes like MAIT, FICCI, CII, IIT Kanpur, IIT (BHU) of India were also present in this meeting as well as representatives of Ministry of Environment and Ministry of Central Government.
Nowadays everyone has agreed to use USB Type C chargers for mobiles, laptops and other electrical devices. But separate chargers can be kept for feature phones. But no charger has been finalized yet. A team has been formed for this, which will soon finalize the format of the charger.
Basically, India is working towards zero carbon emissions by 2070. This is part of that step. Also efforts will be made to make the gadgets eco-friendly. As a country will reduce e-waste in one charger, it will also avoid the problem of different chargers used for devices.