Emission norms: The government needs to establish emission norms (like Bharat II) for the putlas. As more and more putlas get burnt; they will be a significant contributor to pollution in our country. We need to regulate the materials with which putlas are made. Carbon trading schemes could be applied as well.
Putla burning kiosks: Putla burners often jam streets. They are frequently heckled by police and passers-by. So the civic bodies should set up kiosks or booths for burning putlas so as not to disrupt normal life. These putlas can also store readymade
Better design of effigies: Most of the putlas are very crude and have no resemblance to the person people are protesting against. Often they are just an assembly of used clothes and paper; such crude designs can confuse non-participants and thereby significantly reduce the effectiveness of the protest. I recommend setting up courses in IIT together with Madame Tussauds for better designed Putlas.
Corporatize the whole act: The market size for putlas is huge. In
Will putlas provide the next big leap for the Indian economy? Or have the Chinese thought of it already.