Q. Which of the following is/are the benefits of paddy straw pelletisation?
1.Create employment opportunities for youth
2.Paddy Pellets can be mixed with coal in thermal power plants.
3.It can reduce carbon emissions.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below;

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D
Notes:

Paddy straw pelletisation and torrefaction will help convert waste to wealth and provide job opportunities to rural youth in Punjab and Haryana.

Paddy straw made into pellets or torrefied can be mixed with coal in thermal power plants. This saves coal as well as reduces carbon emissions that would otherwise have been emitted were the straw burnt in the fields.

Source: The Hindu