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Andaman & Nicobar Pollution Control Committee

Department of Science & Technology

Andaman & Nicobar Administration

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Exemption of Freight Charges for transportation of Plastic and glass Waste


In order to mitigate the negative impact of plastic waste accumulated in the Andaman Nicobar islands, Andaman and Nicobar Administration has introduced a scheme namely “Andaman and Nicobar islands scheme for Exemption of Freight Charges for transportation of Plastic Waste” vide notification No. 300 dated 17-08-2010. Subsequently a amendment has been made in the said notification to incorporate the glass waste also and same was notified vide A & N Gazette notification No. 304/2011/F dated 14-11-2011.

The above scheme was initially implemented for a period of 3 years, which was further extended for 3 more years vide notification No.109 dated 28-06-2016. Click the links for the notifications.

Click the links for details of quantity of plastic , glass and E-Wastes transported to mainland for recycling:

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