CM Parrikar announces total ban of plastic in Goa govt premises

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar announced that all government offices in Goa will soon ban all plastic from their premises as part of a Swachh Bharat initiative.


The Chief Minister said that on Tuesday he addressed a meeting of all government departments where he spelled out his government’s vision for Swachh Bharat, which included banning the use of plastic from government offices.


He also encouraged the officials to make Swachh Bharat a “personal agenda”.


Parrikar also added that BJP-led coalition government was targeting near total coverage of government financial transactions via digital mode by March 2018.

Parrikar said his government was targetting 99.99 per cent coverage for government financial transactions to go digital by March 2018.

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