Ministry of Tourism has taken various steps to minimize the use of Single use plastics in tourist sites
Ministry of Tourism has taken the following steps to minimize the use of the Single Use Plastic (SUP) by creation of awareness among stakeholders so as to make tourists sites plastic free through the offices under its administrative control:
- Awareness creation for eradication of SUP among the tourists such as, campaign at iconic places, plastic shramdaan etc.
ii) Organization of cleanliness drives namely 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 so as to create awareness among the locals and tourists about eradication of SUP in the tourist places and to organize special plastic shramdaan etc.