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PCMC fines plastic bags sellers


Though use of plastic is being banned by the state government and also Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB), but still use and sale of plastic bags can be visible in the city, mostly beggars selling such bags at signals.

Around 457 kgs of plastic was collected and Rs 15,000 rs fine was imposed on them.

“We found many plastic garbage bag sellers on signals. And also found shopkeepers using plastic bags. We collected 15000 rs from shopkeepers and collected the bags from the sellers selling garbage bags on signals.” Said Vinod Bendale Health office Dward