Project Replan

project Replan
Question: Consider the following statements regarding Project Replan:
(1) It aims to make carry bags by mixing processed and treated plastic waste with cotton fibre rags in the ratio 20:80
(2) The project is a part of KVIC’s commitment to Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan
of the above correct statement/s is/are:

(a) Only(1)
(b) Only (2)
(c) Both(1) and (2)
(d) All the above
Answer :(c)
Related facts:
  • KVIC has started manufacturing of plastic-mixed handmade paper at Kumarappa National Handmade Paper Institute (KNHPI), a KVIC unit in Jaipur under its project REPLAN (REducing PLAstic in Nature). 
  • In this project, the waste plastic is collected, cleaned, chopped, beaten and treated for softness.
  • After that, it is mixed with the paper raw material i.e. cotton rags pulp in a ratio of 80 % (pulp) and 20% (plastic waste). 
  • The project is a part of KVIC’s commitment to Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan.

Links:

https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/national/khadi-launches-eco-friendly-bags-made-from-plastic-waste/article24961593.ece

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