Air pollution: Gurugram admin imposes Section 144 to check waste burning

Gurgaon: With high levels of pollution impacting the city, Gurugram district administration on Monday exercised Section 144 of  the CrPC here and banned the burning of waste, garbage and other materials openly.

Vehicles on smog covered road in New Delhi. File photo. PTI

Vehicles on smog covered road in New Delhi. File photo. PTI

The order applies with the immediate effect following the direction of TL Satyaprakash, deputy commissioner of Gurugram. It will continue till the city becomes smoke-free, he said.

The order stated that action would be taken against anyone found burning waste material which increased the pollution level.

The City SHOs, Joint Commissioner of MCG and other regional officers of pollution control board have been directed to register complaints against any violators.

The DC also urged residents and city RWAs to support the district administration in curbing pollution level to maintain peaceful and healthy ambiance in the city.

Updated Date: Nov 07, 2016 08:35 AM

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