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MP bans plastic carry bags

Last Modified Wednesday, 12 April 2017 (10:47 IST)
Bhopal: The government today decided to ban plastic carry bags with effect from May 1. The related Cabinet meeting was presided over by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. 

In compliance with the National Green Tribunal’s order, the gathering approved the Madhya Pradesh Bio-Indestructible Waste (Control) Amendment Bill. 

The Cabinet sanctioned the Rs 900 crore Mukhyamantri Gramin Payjal Yojana under which work to provide potable water through hand-pumps in 10,000 rural settlements and tap water schemes would be executed in 5,000 rural settlements in 2017-18, an official release said. (UNI)
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