Cap tourists, ban plastics at Dudhsagar : Parrikar

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PANAJI: Chief minister Manohar Parrikar has hinted at a ban on plastic at popular tourist spot Dudhsagar waterfalls.

Parrikar, who was talking at the inaugural session of International Biological Diversity Day, asked for essential secretary, branch of condition and timberlands, Ranbir Singh, to put a top on the quantity of visitors going to the waterfalls and guarantee that it turns into a without plastic zone.

I have as of now issued requests to keep the zone spotless. Indeed, we ought to force a prohibition on plastic,” he said. Pointing out that a measure of plastic-made stuff has amassed at the pristine site, the central pastor proposed that voyagers be ceased and made a request to store all their plastic sacks, mugs, glasses and other pressing materials before they achieve the site and gather their effects while returning. Strict tenets should be forced, he said.

More than two lakh tourists visit the waterfalls, he stated, and prompted the department to limit the number of tourists. Stating that very high footfall is likely to cause damage to pristine and popular tourist spots, Parrikar said the sustainability of all such places is a very important factor.

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