Civic body panel to check illegal submersible pumps in Ludhiana

Civic body panel to check illegal submersible pumps in Ludhiana

Keeping in view the problems related to environment and depleting water level, the Municipal Corporation, Ludhiana, has constituted a committee that would conduct routine checking of installation of illegal submersible pumps in the city. File photo

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, February 19

Keeping in view the problems related to environment and depleting water level, the Municipal Corporation, Ludhiana, has constituted a committee that would conduct routine checking of installation of illegal submersible pumps in the city so that action could be taken against violators.

According to the information, the MC had received a complaint against installation of an illegal submersible pump at Jain Colony in ward 7. The officials said that a MC team had inspected the site and got pump installation work stopped but when MC team returned from the site, the property owner had got the installation work resumed.

“After receiving the second complaint, team was again sent to stop the work but the property owner obstructed the government work. An FIR was later lodged against the property owner for obstructing government work”, said the officials.

MC Superintending Engineer, Rajinder Singh said, “The city falls in the Red Zone area where installation of submersible pump is prohibited.”

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