Q. Consider the following statements regarding e-waste clinic in India:
1. India’s first e-waste clinic has been inaugurated in Indore, Madhya Pradesh.
2. It would enable segregation, processing and disposal of waste from both household and commercial units.
3. The clinic is set up in accordance with the Solid Waste Management Rules adopted in 2016.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 2 and 3 only

Answer: D
Notes:

India’s first e-waste clinic has been inaugurated in Bhopal and will enable segregation, processing and disposal of electronic waste from both household and commercial units.  

  • It was set up by the Bhopal Municipal Corporation and the Central Pollution Control Board.  
  • The e-waste clinic is developed on the bases of a three-month pilot project and, if successful, more clinics will be built throughout the country. 
  • The clinic is set up in accordance with the Solid Waste Management Rules adopted in 2016. 

Source: The Hindu