Faridabad to get Rs 20 lakh for pipeline project

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Chandigarh, Jan 23 (UNI) Haryana State Pollution Control Board has decided to release Rs 20 lakh as grant-in-aid to the Faridabad Small Scale Pollution Control Co-operative Society (FSSPCCS) for the completion of pipeline laying work.

While giving this information here today Haryana State Pollution Control Board Chairman LSM Salins said that the FSSPCCS had been directed to run the Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP), Electroplating Zone efficiently and regularly for which the Board had given a period of 20 days to the Society to undertake all the repair works.

Besides, the connected units should be started on-line within 20 days and the Society as well as individual members would segregate the effluent streams by January 30.

He said that closure action would be initiated against the defaulting units after the 20 days period.

The Chairman said that a committee consisting of five members of the officers of Haryana State Pollution Control Board including the representatives of FSSPCCS would be formed which would survey the area.

He said that closure action would be taken against the illegal units working outside and approved industrial areas of Faridabad or Ballabhgarh and electroplating zone.

He informed that the Haryana State Pollution Control Board had directed the Society for conducting a survey in the electroplating zone to identify those plot owners who had sublet their plots and operating at other places. Stern actions would be taken against them by the Board, he added.

Mr Salins said that all the pending dues against the individual units should be cleared by January 31 irrespective of manufacturing process of CETP.

He said that members of the Society had been directed to install air pollution control measures on the electroplating units with time limit ranging from two months to seven months depending on the respective plot sizes.

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