DC office declared plastic-, tobacco-free zone

AALO, Jul 25: The office of the West Siang deputy commissioner has been declared a plastic- and tobacco-free zone under the ‘Swachhata challenge’ and the administration has directed officers and officials not to bring plastic items like water bottles, single-use plastic items and tobacco products within the premises of the office.
The administration also informed that disciplinary action will be taken against office staffers “violating the decision under the Arunachal Pradesh Prevention of Defacement of Property Act, 1997, to be initiated against the public defacing the office building.”
Apart from this, an alternative site for dumping of office wastes is being identified. (DIPRO)