Drive against Polythene in Chandigarh.

Drive against Polythene
Chandigarh, 30th March, 2016: As per the direction of Smt. Kriti Garg, IAS, SDM South, a team of Sanitary Inspectors of Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh, inspected Baker Brothers, SCO No. 215, Sector 36-D and Sindhi Sweets, SCO No. 403, Sector 37-D, Chandigarh, where Plastic Items such as polythene bags, Plastic glass were found. Approximately 15kg polythene/carry bags, plastic glasses items were seized and challans of Rs 5000/- each were issued to the erring shopkeepers. The seized items were later sent to the dumping ground situated in Dadumajra for safe disposal of the same. Smt. Kriti Garg, IAS appealed to the traders as well as general public to discourage the use of polythene/ plastic bags / plastic plates/ glasses and such allied items to make the city cleaner and garbage free. She also made an appeal to the general public to shift to the safer options like jute/ cloth carry bags which are environment friendly and bio-degradable.