In view of increased accidents caused by over speeding in the state, the Assam Cabinet decided to bring out a notification for speed limit on different types of roads and vehicles, it will streamline traffic movement and minimise risk of accidents, Draft notification to be placed for views and comments from public for 15 days before finalizing.
Assam Cabinet Decides To Phase Out Plastic
The Assam government has also decided to phase out single-use plastic. Chief Minister tweeted, “Protecting environment being a priority, we finalized an Action Plan to phase out single-use plastics and ensure compensatory afforestation at our weekly Assam Cabinet. We also took decisions on fixing speed limits to reduce accidents, allotment of land to indigenous SHGs, etc.”
The cabinet meeting held on Thursday decided Plastic carry-bags less than 75 microns in thickness with effect from September 30, 2021 and carry-bags less than 120 microns in thickness with effect from December 31, 2022 will be banned.