Tuesday, 4 June 2013

GHMC act towards the usage of plastic bags

Posted by Siva Kumar Ari
In connection with the world Environment celebrations which starts from 5th june Greater Hyderabad Muncipal Corporation (GHMC) commissioner MT Krishna Babu announced they are taking initiatives in discouraging the usage of Plastic bags. In connection with this the Commissioner along with the Additional commissioner and AMOH`s of 18 circles that cum under GHMC had a meeting regarding the Ban of plastic bags. In this meet they also involved the shop owners, Wholesale and retail dealers, also the major manufacturing companies of plastic.

Commissioner said that the shop keepers should display the boards regarding the rate of jute bags and also consumers who bring their own jute bags will be given some discount. The shop keepers who will not display the above instructions will have to pay heavy penalty of Rs 2000.

An innovative plan is going to start from 5th june in kukatpally rythu bazaar that every person who brings their own jute bag regularly for purchase will be observed thoroughly and will be given a coupon to participate in a lucky draw and can win 1 lakhs rupees. The draw will be held at Kukatpally rythu bazaar after 40days







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