Government is preparing to have only one charger for all devices like smartphones, tabs

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The same charger is expected to come for electronic devices like smartphones and tablets.
This will not only reduce the financial burden on the users but will also help in reducing e-waste.
At present, users also have to buy a separate charger for new phones or tablets.

New Delhi. The government is exploring the possibility of bringing a single charger for electronic devices like smartphones and tablets and has also called a meeting of stakeholders next week to discuss it. Giving this information on Tuesday, a senior official of the Ministry of Consumer Affairs said that the possibility of bringing a single charger to eliminate the need for different chargers for different electronic devices will be explored. He said that this will not only reduce the financial burden on the users but will also help in reducing e-waste.

Explain that electronics and electrical goods which are thrown away when they are damaged or not working properly. It is called E-Waste.

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According to the official, mobile phone makers and equipment makers have been called for a meeting on August 17 to explore the possibility of a ‘common charger’.

“If mobile companies can adopt a charging system in Europe and the US markets, why can’t they do so in India? Portable electronic devices like smartphones and tablets should have a common charger.

He said that if India does not insist for such a change, then such a device can be brought into India and dumped.

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Right now you have to buy a separate charger for each device.
The European Union recently announced the implementation of a common charging standard for small electronic devices with USB-C ports by the year 2024. Such demand is also gaining momentum in America. At present, at the time of purchase of any new smartphone or tablet, users also have to buy a separate charger. The reason for this is that the old charger does not work with the new device.

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