An excise duty of Rs. 10 per kilogramme for Plastic resins to be imposed.

To discourage the use of Polythene and Plastic products, an excise duty of Rs. 10 per kilogramme for Plastic resins to be imposed.  The private sector to be incentivised to convert to environmentally friendly alternatives and to engage in manufacturing bags, packing materials etc. out of biodegradable materials such as banana fiber, palm leaves, coir, bamboo etc. – Rs. 75 Mn