NGT slaps fine on DPCC

Neighbourhood News Desk/Avi Arya: A penalty of Rs.1 lakh has been imposed on the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) after submitting a report without it being verified.

This report was based on burning tyres and illegal workshops in east Delhi’s Shahdaraand was only submitted on the basis of rumours.

A bench of NGT chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said that the penalty amount must be deposited with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) within one month from the date of the order issued.


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