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Single-use plastic ban to impact 10,000 manufacturing units, leave 4 lakh workers jobless

Updated : September 12, 2019 07:44 AM IST

Estimates suggest that there are a total of 50,000 plastic manufacturing units in India and about 90 percent of these are MSMEs.
This ban on single-use plastic will impact a large number of industries including FMCG, auto, infrastructure, etc.
While there is still no clarity on which items fall under the bracket of single-use plastics, estimates indicate that they could constitute 4-7 percent of raw material used in the manufacturing process.
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