Maharashtra plastic ban: Industry stares at loss of ₹15,000 cr and 3 lakh jobs.

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The state-wide plastic ban, including carry-bags and thermocol by the Devendra Fadanvis government, will result in a loss of up to ₹15,000 crore and nearly 3 lakh jobs, says the plastic manufacturing industry.

“The ban imposed by Maharashtra from Saturday has hit the industry very hard and the plastic industry is staring at a loss of ₹15,000 crore, leaving nearly 3 lakh people jobless overnight,” Plastic Bags Manufacturers Association of India general secretary Neemit Punamiya told PTI today.