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Government imposes ban on plastic bag with less than 40 microns

Published on : 29 May, 2021 8:54 pm

The government today announced to impose a ban on the use of plastic bag with thickness of less than 40 microns from the beginning of upcoming fiscal year 2021/22.
Reading out the budget speech for the fiscal year 2021/22, Minister for Finance Bishnu Prasad Poudel made this announcement.
Similarly, he said that the electronic vehicles would be encouraged in the country.
Likewise, in the upcoming fiscal year, a total of 15 million saplings would be planted in the Chure and Tarai-Madhesh region, Minister Poudel said.
Furthermore, programmes for the soil-erosion control would be implemented in 164 river systems under the Chure programme.

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