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5) India has reached a long way in reducing plastic waste but a lot more needs to be done yet. Elucidate.(250 words) 

Topic:  Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.

5) India has reached a long way in reducing plastic waste but a lot more needs to be done yet. Elucidate.(250 words) 

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Why this question:

In response to Prime Minister’s call on India’s 73rdIndependence day, to make India free of single use plastics, a massive public campaign will be launched engaging all stakeholders.

Key demand of the question:

The answer must evaluate the need for reducing plastic waste in the country.

Directive:

ElucidateGive a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the particular context. You must be defining key terms where ever appropriate, and substantiate with relevant associated facts.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

State few facts depicting plastic pollution scenario in the country.

Body:

Discussion should include the following: 

Explain first the past and present India’s efforts to beat plastic pollution.

How far has the country gone?

Discuss why the steps aren’t alone enough to tackle the menace and what more needs to be done.

Conclusion:

Conclude with way forward.

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