The initiative was carried out under the aegis of the vice-chancellor Bhabesh Chandra Goswami.
Around 1000 bags were distributed in the campus on Wednesday.
Cotton University is committed to the cause of phasing out single-use plastic as envisioned by the Central government.
The Union government plans to phase out single-use plastic by 2022.
Cotton University campus has already been declared as a ‘single-use plastic-free zone’ and the administration seeks co-operation from the students, faculties and staff members in this regard.