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Environment vs Economy: Why govt is going slow on single-use plastic ban

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had vowed to take the Indian people along in a nationwide commitment to end the use of single use plastic

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plastic ban | water pollution | Environment

Aditi Phadnis  |  New Delhi 



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After Modi’s call on August 15, industry bodies like the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) had raised major concerns

The Management Act (2016) was passed by Parliament with the ultimate aim of reducing generation in the country and eliminating single use plastic completely by 2022. As India enters 2021, this target seems unrealistic.

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First Published: Sun, January 03 2021. 20:45 IST

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