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April , 2017
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From Punjab to Delhi, check regulation on use of plastics in Indian states

Source: Business Standard, Date: April , 2017

Source: Business  Standard, New Delhi  April, 2017 :-  The Punjab government has decided to ban the use of certain products made of plastic in a bid to conserve the deteriorating environment. A notification to this effect will be issued after an approval by the state cabinet on the decision taken. Chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh has directed the officials to impose the ban after giving people sufficient time to adopt alternative packaging methods, according to an official spokesperson.  Several states in the country have already banned the use of plastic bags and other plastic materials, with courts also intervening to rid the environment of the unhealthy practise of using plastic.

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