The Department of Forests, Ecology and Environment, Government of Karnataka issued a notification dated 28th October 2015 that seeks to ban numerous plastic products including plastic carry bags. (Read the notification here)
There are various interpretation issues with the notification and ambiguity with regard to its applicability. RAI is working towards getting clarity on the issue, and has submitted a representation to the Principal Secretary, Ministry of Forests, Ecology and Environment, Government of Karnataka. To read the submission in detail, please click here.