From October 2, the government of India is introducing the new no-smoking law in all indoor establishments to curb one of the primary sources of air pollution and health problem.
Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss said,
Smoking will not be permitted in any private or public building. Companies can no longer have designated smoking rooms. Smokers will have to step outside into open space if they wish to smoke. 40 % of India’s health problems are linked to smoking.
People caught smoking will be fined with Rs 200, which can be raised to Rs 1,000 for the individual and to Rs 5,000 for the employer, if smoking cases are reported in any office premises.
So, Smokers Be ready for ‘No Smoking’ challenge from Oct 2nd.