Nagaland government bans use of posters in government offices during functions

The State government of Nagaland has banned use of posters in government offices during functions.

Urban Development Department, Nagaland in a notification informed that in pursuance to the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India order dated  February 13, 2020, using of flex banners/ boards/ posters by departments/ institutions/ government agencies in government offices during functions/ programmes, etc. has been totally banned with immediate effect.

Flex banners/ boards/ posters are made up of Poly-Vinyl-Chlorides (PVC), a plastic polymer, which is a non-biodegradable material and if burned releases harmful toxins and gets bio-accumulated in the food chain of ecosystem causing serious hazards to human health and environment, said the notification.

The notification further stated that use of eco-friendly materials such as cloth banners, light weight textile fabrics, wrinkle resistant wrap knit, natural-fibre based sandwich boards, resin-infused papers, particle boards, etc. may be encouraged to combat plastic pollution in the State.

The order informed all AHoDs/ HoDs to disseminate this directive to all the district offices/ institutions/ agencies as well for strict compliance.

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