PM Narendra Modi Congratulates Fever FM And Coolie No 1 Film Crew For Contributing Towards Making India Free From Single-Use Plastic
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New Delhi, September 12: Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a series of tweets on Thursday congratulated Fever FM and Coolie No 1 movie cast for contributing towards making India free from single-use plastic. PM Modi said, "I congratulate Fever FM for their innovative campaign to ensure reduced usage of single-use plastic. I urge shopkeepers to take part in this campaign with vigour. Such efforts will add valuable momentum to the Swachh Bharat Mission!"PM Narendra Modi Launches 'Swacchata hi Sewa', Asks Indians To Shun Single-Use Plastic, Segregates Waste With Rag Pickers in Mathura (Watch Video)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday launched the “Swacchata hi Sewa” programme from Mathura and was seen extending a helping hand to the rag pickers who segregate plastic from the garbage. The Prime Minister launching the Swacchata hi Sewa programme comes days after the Central Government put a blanket ban on the single-use plastic.

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In another tweet to the movie team of Coolie No 1 and while responding to Varun Dhawan's post where he mentioned that the entire film crew is using steel bottles to honour the great initiative undertaken by PM Modi. He said, "Superb gesture by the team of #CoolieNo1! Happy to see the film world contributing towards freeing India from single-use plastic."

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On March 27, the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change amended the Plastic Waste Management Rules (2016). As per the new law, manufacturers, suppliers, and sellers of plastic (and plastic products) across the country will now be required to phase out plastic made products within a span of two years. In order to spread the message in an innovative way, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan also launched an anthem as a part of a campaign to make India plastic-free by 2022.