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Nearly 25 lakh tonne e-waste generated in country in past 3 years: Govt

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As much as 24.94 lakh tonnes electronic waste was generated in the country in the past three years, the Ministry of Environment informed the Lok Sabha, adding that India's electronic-waste generation is increasing every year. Responding to a query, Minister of State for Environment said that for the 21 types of notified Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE), an estimated 7.08 lakh tonne e-waste was generated in 2017-18