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Ministry frowns at PCMC for ignoring plastic waste rules

TNN, 21 November 2014


PUNE: The Union ministry of environment, forests and climate change has directed the principal secretary of the state urban development department to issue appropriate directions to the Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation to implement the Plastic Waste (Management and Handling) rules, 2011, in letter and spirit. The ministry has also sent a letter to the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board's member secretary in this matter.


The principal secretary has been told to inform the Union ministry about the status of the state-level advisory body that monitors the implementation of the rules. These directions were given after Shiv Sena corporator Seema Savale complained that the Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation was not following these regulations. Read more....