The Dibrugarh District Administration on Friday, carried out a massive drive against plastic carry bag sellers and nursing homes without parking facilities in Dibrugarh town.
The administration has collected a substantial amount of fine and seized a huge quantity of illegal plastic bags from the shop owners of the town.
The administration has targeted to make Dibrugarh plastic free by Magh Bihu.
The District Administration has fined two nursing homes of Paltan Bazaar and collected Rs 30000 as fine for non-availability of proper parking space.
Talking to NE Now, Dibrugarh Deputy Commissioner Laya Madduri on Friday evening said, “We will carry more such drives in the month. We appeal to the public to cooperate with us and not to carry plastic bags with them. Earlier, we had given training to the Self Help Group(SHG) to make bags out of user friendly materials,”