Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019


Forest department to ban plastic bags for saplings

Pothashang News Service: Imphal, July 3, 2019: Use of polythene bags for making saplings will be totally banbed from next year and plastics will be replaced by biodegradable material for making saplings in the nurseries under the forest department. This was stated by forest and environment minister Thounaojam Shyamkumar during a plantation drive at Ngariyan Ching in Imphal East, He said the move follows a circular from the ministry of environment, forest and cimate change, directing all the state governments to ensure any further use of polythene bags in theRead More

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