UPPCB penalized Greater Noida Authority along with 11 other private builders
Greater Noida: The Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) had imposed heavy penalties on polluters as dust has emerged as the foremost pollutant in the region in the last few days. These violators which have issued fines in the last three days include private builders and the Greater Noida authority.
The UPPCB officials said a total penalty of Rs9,75,000 has been imposed on 11 violators. The Greater Noida authority has been penalized for not taking adequate measures to mitigate dust pollution while constructing a service road near Techzone-3 in Greater Noida, officials said.
A penalty of Rs50,000 on Greater Noida Authority was imposed on Saturday following a complaint received via microblogging site. A fine of Rs9,75,000 has been imposed on the polluters. We have issued warnings and if builders don’t mend their ways, strict action will be taken against them apart from imposing of fines. This might include prosecution and imprisonment as well.