Ban on Polythene at all National Monuments from October 2
Posted on: 04 Oct 2016 09:34:30
04 October 2016 Current Affairs: Polythene will be banned at all national monuments from October 2, the 2nd anniversary of the Swachh Bharat Mission which coincides with Gandhi Jayanti.
Union Minister Mahesh Sharma clarified that plastic bottles will not be banned. This ban will be applicable in 100-metre radius of the monuments.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had launched the Swachh Bharat Mission on October 2, 2014. It aims to eliminate open defecation, manual scavenging and encourage modern and scientific municipal solid waste management, among others
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