According to latest reports, the Maharashtra Govt. issued a ban on Packaged Drinking Water Bottles at Govt. Offices and Hotels to become a plastic free state from March 2018. Maharashtra Environment Minister Ramdas Kadam said that, they will send team to six States of the country, including Himachal Pradesh and Kerala to achieve the plastic-free status and study their model.
The minister further added that, they will first implement the rule in the Maharashtra and then will ask others to follow it. The government will use the funds under the District and Development Committees (DPDC).
Nowadays, people are more cautious about health and consumption of Packaged Drinking Water has increased at an alarming rate in India as people consider the packaged drinking water safe and pure. There is no doubt that, Plastic bottles are creating unnecessary waste in landfills and water sources, but Packaged Drinking Water bottles are supplying clean and pure water to the people. Don’t you think that, instead of banning Plastic Packaged Drinking Water Bottles at Govt. Offices and Hotels in Maharashtra, there should be plastic bottle disposal machines at every govt. offices and hotels?
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