Tripura gets its first road made out of plastic waste

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Under Agartala Smart City Limited (ASCL) project, Tripura has started its first plastic street development by utilizing non-recyclable plastic waste. Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb introduced the street by revealing the plaque alongside a couple of different activities of the ASCL during a program held at Agartala on Feb 22. Deb said this task is an activity to make the state without plastic through manageable utilization of plastic waste. Dr Shailesh Kumar Yadav, District Magistrate of West Tripura region, who additionally is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ASCL said that on a preliminary premise, a stretch of 680-meter street at BK street has been built by blending waste plastic in with bitumen at an expense of around Rs70 lakh. He added further that in the coming days, all the more such plastic streets will be built to reuse the plastic waste produced. Under Agartala Smart City projects, 40 brilliant bus stations with CCTV cameras have additionally been developed at different places in Agartala.