Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. . Disaster and disaster management.
5) What do you understand by Chhattisgarh model for disposal of agri-waste? Explain how it offers a solution to the pollution crisis.(250 words)
Why this question:
The article explains in what way Chhattisgarh model for disposal of agri-waste offers a solution to pollution crisis.
Key demand of the question:
Explain what is Chhattisgarh model for disposal of agri-waste and in what way it offers a solution to pollution crisis.
Explain – Clarify the topic by giving a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the particular context. You must be defining key terms where ever appropriate, and substantiate with relevant associated facts.
Structure of the answer:
In brief highlight the pollution caused owing to stubble burning across the Northern India.
First discuss what is the Chhattisgarh model for mitigating the harmful effects of stubble burning.
Chhattisgarh has undertaken an innovative experiment by setting up gauthans. A gauthan is a dedicated five-acre plot, held in common by each village, where all the unused parali(pairain Chhattisgarhi) is collected through parali daan (people’s donations) and is converted into organic fertiliser by rural youth. This provides them a living.
Discuss the benefits of such a process/model.
Conclude with a positive note that it is a good step forward in mitigating the effects of stubble burning that has led to huge climate crisis in the country.