A view of Parliament House complex. (File photo/ANI)
A view of Parliament House complex. (File photo/ANI)

Lok Sabha Secretariat bans use of plastics in Parliament complex

ANI | Updated: Aug 20, 2019 22:26 IST

New Delhi [India], Aug 20 (ANI): The Lok Sabha Secretariat has banned the use of non-reusable plastic water bottles and other plastic items within the Parliament House Complex from Tuesday.
According to a circular, the staff of the secretariat and other allied agencies working in the Parliament House Complex have been asked to follow the directions.
They have also been advised to use environment-friendly or biodegradable bags and materials.
The circular was issued on Monday and the information was conveyed to the media on Tuesday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address to the nation on this Independence Day had urged people to make the country free of single-use plastic and suggested that the first big step in this direction should be taken on October 2, the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. (ANI)