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SPCB carries out anti-polythene drive in Bandipora

Suhail Rather

Bandipora, 16 March: An officials of Jammu and Kashmir State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) along with Municipal Committee Bandipora on Monday carried out a anti-polythene drive here in Bandipora. 

A team of SPCB officials headed by District officer Pollution Control Board Bandipora Bilal Ahmad Khan assisted by officials of Municipal Committee raided many shopkeepers in Bandipora selling their merchandise in illegal polythene bags which have been banned in the State of J&K. These raids were conducted in Nowpora, Main Market, Nebirpora areas of the Bandipora in which a large quantity of banned and illegal polythene was seized.

To mention that Government vide SRO 45 has banned manufacture, stocking, distribution, sale and use of polythene carry bags, plastic sheets or like, cover made of plastic sheet, plastic packaging and multi-layered packing less than 50 microns in thickness within the territorial limits of the State of Jammu of Kashmir.

Director SPCB appealed the public to refrain from using polythene in day to day life and go for eco-friendly alternatives of polythene.

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