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Mohali MC mulls to impose complete ban on polythene bags

NYOOOZ 2019-02-10 05:30:00

Mohali MC mulls to impose complete ban on polythene bags

  • | Sunday | 10th February, 2019

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MOHALI: The municipal corporation has decided to impose complete ban on usage of polythene bags in the city. The ban stand for usage, storage, manufacturing, distribution, recycling of polythene bags and material made of thermocol such as disposable plates, glasses, cups and spoons. MC has been making efforts to improve upon the national ranking in the Swachh Survekshan. Interestingly, earlier the civic body had announced ban on the usage of polythene bags but since then the authorities failed to impose any challans on the violators.During the MC house meet, the agenda point has been duly approved stating the Punjab government had recently issued a notification regarding the complete ban on the usage of polythene bags and material made of thermocol under the MC limits. MC has also adopted the notification issued by the Punjab government after which raids will be conducted to curb violators.Till date, polythene bags are being used with impunity in Mohali , especially in Kisan Mandis and colonies falling under the MC limit.

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