- GS-1: Effects of globalization on Indian society; Social empowerment
- GS-2: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.
Context: In keeping with the spirit of the ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’, the country is taking steps to curb littered and unmanaged plastic waste pollution.
- Since July 1, 2022, India has banned the manufacture, import, stocking, distribution, sale, and use of single-use plastic (SUP) items with low utility and high littering potential.
- Essay: There is no Plan B because we do not have a Planet B.
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