India will mandate USB-C as common charging port for all smart devices. Have a look on the story for all details in it.
With this move, consumers will no longer need a different charger every time they buy a new device.
To lessen the amount of e-waste that the nation produces each year, India will soon switch to Universal Serial Bus,
......or USB-C, charging ports for smartphones, tablets, and laptops, the Center announced on Wednesday.
With this change, consumers won't have to purchase a new charger each time they purchase a new smartphone. It could force Apple to modify its ports.
The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Technology, Confederation of Indian Industry,
Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, and the ministry of environment, forest,
........and climate change were all consulted before the decision was made, according to the Hindustan Times.
Consumer Affairs Secretary Rohit Kumar Singh said, "During the discussion, a broad consensus among stakeholders.......
........formed on the implementation of USB Type C as a charging port for electronic devices such as smartphones,
.......tablets, and laptops, etc." Additionally, it was discussed if a different charging port should be used for feature phones.