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Panel set up to take action against illegal bleaching units in Panipat

Panel set up to take action against illegal bleaching units in Panipat

Tribune News Service

Panipat, June 19

The district administration on Friday constituted a four-member special committee to initiate action against illegal bleaching units in Panipat.

Besides, Member Secretary, Haryana State Pollution Control Board (HSPCB), directed the Regional Officer to begin a special drive against these illegal bleaching units here.

The Tribune on Friday had published a news item about illegal bleaching houses in the district ‘All bleaching units in Panipat unregistered, reveals RTI report’.

Following the news item, officers at the HSPCB headquarters sought a report about these bleaching units operational in the district.

As per sources, HSPCB officials at the regional office here completed the report today and sent it to the higher authorities and also held a meeting under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner Dharmender Singh in the evening today.

According to sources, the officials have compiled a record of 125 bleaching units in Panipat operational in the open fields here.

DC Dharmender Singh said that a four-member committee comprising District Town Planner, Enforcement; Tehsildar/Naib Tehsildar concerned; and SDO UHBVN concerned for disconnection of electricity connection has been constituted today. The convener of the committee would be Regional Officer, HSPCB.

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