SUBJECT : Rs.4000 per month to be pad for use of plastic bag 

Plastic Waste Management Rules 2016 to be implemented in the State Capital to make the city Plastic Free. No Retailers or Production Companies can use plastic bag of above 50 micron thickness.

Any retailer or agency who wants to sell plastic bags will have to deposit Rs.4000 per month or Rs.480000 per annum as fee to Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation.

After implementation in State Capital, this will be expanded in other Urban Areas of the State as decided by State Pollution Control Board.


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Source: Sambad Newspaper