Ban On Usage of Plastic Bags in Hyderabad from August 1 – Mayor GHMC

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This August first will be the last day for all traders, shop-owners and representatives of shops, hotels and others who use plastic bags should use plastic baggage of fifty microns and additional thickness, town politician Bonthu Rammohan had conveyed.

The central Government has completely banned the usage of plastic bags of thickness of below fifty microns and issued directions for strict implementation of the orders.

Hyderabad Mayor Mr . Bonthu Rammohan and GHMC commissioner B Janardhan Reddy, conductedl a review meeting with all the stake holders to convey the importance of using low-density plastic usage be avoided so as to create Hyderabad a pollution-free city.

The use of below 50-micron-thick plastic isn’t solely harming the citizens’ health however conjointly block the storm water drains, Mayor also conveyed and appealed to the managements of all retailers and shop owners to encourage use of cotton and jute baggage.

Some makers have complained to the GHMC that a lot of business were importing plastic baggage from different cities to hyderabad. it had been extremely objectionable, he aforementioned and needed GHMC officers to require severe action as per the relevant Act.

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The GHMC can deploy workers, from the lower level sanitary  jawans and supervisors up to the rank of medical officers and deputy commissioners, zonal commissioners who can go around the lanes and by-lanes of Hyderabad and secunderabad to make awareness regarding the effects of the usage of plastic baggage with thickness below fifty microns.

Janardhan Reddy aforementioned that observation committees were being deployed circle-wise to enforce the ban. “The food and garbage waste accumulated in hotels and alternative shops and hotels is being thrown into nalas by the lower-level workers of the shops, that is very objectionable.”

Reddy appealed to traders and shop-owners to not throw garbage on the roads however to stay the wet and dry wastes in separate covers at their retailers to be collected in auto-trolleys by garbage collectors.

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