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Tex min working on replacing plastic bags with reusable jute bags

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The textiles ministry today said it is working on replacing plastic with reusable designed by Ahmedabad-based of Design.

The ministry in a statement said that workshops were conducted on the campuses of of Fashion Technology in and to sensitise students and staff regarding recycling and converting old clothing materials into useful carry and hand

"The ministry is working on replacing plastic bags with reusable bags designed by of which are being used at SAFAL and outlets," it said.

It also said that the committee in has organised a cleanliness drive at and removed ten tonnes of garbage.

Senior officers of the ministry visited various offices and public sector undertakings located in different parts of the country to motivate staff for cleanliness.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 20:45 IST