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India grappling with e-waste issue: Prakash Javadekar

Source: DNA, Date: June , 2015

People changing mobile phone handsets every few months these days is creating a big problem for the environment ministry. The country is facing the issue of e-waste, with 30 crore mobile handsets getting dumped every year. Union Minister for Environment and Forests Prakash Javadekar revealed the staggering figure during a press conference in Mumbai on Wednesday. He informed that his ministry was contemplating bringing in a new set of rules to combat this menace and has already come out with guidelines for the buy-back of such handsets.

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