09 November, 2019
3 Min Read
Syllabus subtopic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.
News: In a bid to ensure quality scrap for the steel industry, the government has come out with a Steel Scrap Recycling Policy that aims to reduce imports, conserve resources and save energy.
Prelims focus: Key features of the Scrapping policy and National Steel Policy.
Mains focus: Need for and significance of the policy
Key features of the policy:
Need for the policy:
Benefits of using scrap:
The policy has raised several market concerns ranging from a surge of mixed metal (unprocessed) scrap flowing into the country to challenges of setting up recycling centres.
Source: The Hindu
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