Plastic Waste Management Rules

The Jammu and Kashmir state is having Plastic Management Rules but it took the Government full three years to think about the implementing part of those Rules and now sanction has been accorded to constitution of a State Level Advisory Committee.
General Administration Department recently issued an order for constitution of this Committee. Administrative Secretary Housing and Urban Development Department has been appointed as the Chairman while Director Urban Local Bodies , Jammu /Kashmir will be the Convenor. Ecology, Environment and Remote Sensing, State Pollution Control Board and other departments shall have their heads as members on the Committee.
The Committee will also have members in the form of representatives of Plastic Association, Drug Manufacturers Association, Chemical Manufacturers Association and experts from the fields of Industries, Commerce,School Education etc. The broad based representation the Committee is having as its members is expected to yield the desired results in effectively managing plastic waste and allied issues.