- GS-2: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.
- GS-3: Indian Economy & challenges
Context: The government has proposed to introduce the ‘right to repair’ law. The department of consumer affairs has set up a committee to develop a right to repair framework in the country.
- Though the world of consumer technology is bustling with electronic goods, options to get them repaired are getting fewer. Repairing is becoming unreasonably expensive or pretty much impossible because of multiple factors
- In recent years, countries around the world have been attempting to pass effective ‘right to repair’ laws.
Mains Practice Question – Why do you think the right to repair is the need of the hour?
Note: Write answers to this question in the comment section.