15October2018

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PBMC Raids Restaurants and Commercial Establishments, Seize 25Kgs of Plastic Carry Bags

Port Blair, Oct. 12: Exhibiting Zero tolerance towards use of plastics in Port Blair, the Port Blair Municipal Council team raided various Restaurants and commercial establishments at Mohanpura and Bathubasti and seized more than 25 kg of banned carry bags. Fines were also imposed for violation of Port Blair Municipal Council Solid Waste (Handling and Management) Bye-Laws, 2017. 

The raids are of routine nature and will continue till the menace is put to an end. The action shall not only be restricted to wholesaler, retailer and shop keepers but will also be extended to all the section of society including citizens for violation of ban.

  • Written by Denis Giles
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