Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) will be totally banning plastic in Tirumala Tirupati. The orders may pass within a month. Directed by the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Mr. K Rosaiah, the temple board will strictly implement the norms.
Express Buzz reports:
The use of plastics in Tirumala, the abode of Lord Venkateswara in Andhra Pradesh, will be totally banned within a month.
He reviewed the activities of Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APPCB) with Minister for Forest and Environment P Ramachandra Reddy and top officials at a meeting in Secretariat, the release said.
The officials told the CM that all TTD canteens have stopped usage of plastic tea cups and water glasses.
It was also decided to ban plastics below 40 micron thickness all over the state within a month to prevent pollution.