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Ministry of Tourism has taken various steps to minimize the use of Single-use plastics in tourist sites

Ministry of Tourism has taken various steps to minimize the use of Single-use plastics in tourist sites

Ministry of Tourism has taken various steps to minimise the use of the Single-Use Plastic (SUP) by creating awareness among the stakeholders to make tourists sites plastic-free through the offices under its administrative control.

Key Points:

  • Awareness creation for the eradication of SUP among the tourists such as campaign at iconic places, plastic shramdaan etc.
  • The organisation of cleanliness drives, namely the collection of plastic waste & its proper disposal at various important tourist destinations/ educational institutes with the help of local public/ volunteers/ students/ faculty etc.
  • Further, the Ministry advised all States/UTs to take steps to create awareness among the locals and tourists about the eradication of SUP in the tourist places and to organise special plastic shramdaan etc.

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