PM’s plastic recycled jacket is to be sold in markets soon

The jacket worn by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Parliament on Wednesday, made of recycled plastic bottles, will be available in major cities of India, within three months.

Mr SM Vaidya, Chairman of Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) informed that the jacket will be sold at retail outlets of oil marketing companies (OMCs) such as IOCL, BPCL, and HPCL. 

The PM was gifted this jacket at the India Energy Week in Bengaluru earlier this week. The Prime Minister launched uniforms made of recycled plastic at the ongoing India Energy  Week  2023 in Bengaluru on Monday as part of Indian Oil’s ‘Unbottled’ initiative. 

Through the launch of its sustainable clothing line “Unbottled,” which features products manufactured from recycled polyester, Indian Oil is aiming to sell uniforms for customer service representatives of other oil marketing companies, non-combat uniforms for the Army, uniforms/dresses for Institutions, and retail sales, reports Hindustan Times.

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