plastic bag manufacturers on bhubaneswar civic body radar | bhubaneswar news - times of india
A surprise inspection of the city\'s plastic bag manufacturers will be identified and conducted to find out if they meet the polyethylene manufacturing specifications.
According to the Central Committee on pollution control (CPCB)
, Plastic bags with a thickness of less than 50 microns can not be made, because the thinner plastic bags due to their non-disposability.
BMC Commissioner Samarth Verma said the wholesaler has confirmed that the raid will continue.
He added that the manufacturer is not yet sure.
\"We have launched intelligence on the location of the mining plastic bag manufacturing unit.
\"We have a dedicated officer in charge of overseeing the seizure and raid operations,\" the commissioner said . \".
BMC has been raiding markets and shopping malls in the city.
So far, it has seized three 1/5 of plastic.
Carry bags with a thickness of less than 50 microns from traders, shopkeepers and sellers.
Initially, the raid took place for a few days but suddenly stopped.
Additional Chief Secretary (
Forest and Environment)
Suresh Chandra Mohapatra said the process was delayed due to elections and Hurricane Fani.
BMC Deputy Commissioner Prabir Khillar, who is the core official for the enforcement of the ban, said manufacturers will be getting attention soon.
\"I have asked people working in law enforcement to find out the manufacturing unit.
We will also try to get information from suppliers and wholesalers.
About 60 kg plastic bags were seized from a wholesaler.
\"So far we have charged a fine of Rs 30,000,\" Khillar said . \".
The official added that every hotel and shopping center will be raided except for the vegetable, fruit and grocery market, and the process will continue to all Plastic Markets
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\"Once our raid is over, we will keep a close eye on the suppliers to check if they secretly sell the bags from their old inventory,\" the official said . \".
After Cyclone Fani, plastic bags are widely used because there are no other options.
Similarly, after Cyclone li hit the state on last October, when cooked food was distributed in the Cyclone, the \"ban\" plastic bags came in handy --People affected
During the tragedy, the government had no choice but to use them without any other options.
In most cases, food bags in plastic bags were distributed in the Purusottampur neighborhood of Ganjam.
Since October 2, 2018, the state has banned the use of plastic bags with a thickness of less than 50 microns in boubaneswar, Cuttack, Puri, Rourkela, Sambalpur and Berhampur.
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