Making Chandigarh polythene free and plastic free city

Chandigarh, 16th December, 2015: In the campaign of making Chandigarh polythene free and plastic free city the directions are hereby issued by District Magistrate, Chandigarh to strictly adhere to the directions given by the National Green Tribunal Principal Bench, New Delhi wherein they have directed that the administration shall ensure that there is no use of plastic bags, plastic plates or plastic glasses and such allied items in the entire city of Chandigarh.
Therefore it is for the kind information of general public that if any person is found to be storing, purchasing, dealing with or distributing such plastic items shall be liable to pay environmental compensation at the rate of Rs. 5000/- per event.