Thiruvananthapuram, Apr 21 (UNI) The Kerala government today banned the use of all varieties of plastic materials below 50 microns in thickness in the state.
The government issued a notification in this regard today.
The ban was imposed after the earlier ban on 30 microns failed to yield the desired results, a release said here.
Those who violate this would have to pay a fine of Rs One lakh, including one-year imprisonment.
The Corporation and Panchayat secretaries had been entrusted with the implementation of the ban.
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