Pollution has put a brake on several major projects being executed in or passing through Ghaziabad. District Magistrate Ritu Maheshwari has ordered immediate suspension of works pertaining to NHAI namely the Delhi-Meerut Expressway stretch, bridge construction work at near Vasundhara and Raj Nagar Extension by UP Bridge Corporation, and, all developmental works carried out by PWD at Loni. All these projects will be discontinued till November 10.
In addition to these, several industries have to shut shop till next ruling or November 30. These are Continental Carbon, Crossings Republik, Vardhman Thermopack, GT Road, NG Textile Prints, Kavi Nagar, Para Products, Site 4, Sahibabad, Rohini Chemicals, Site 4, Sahibabad, Altima Decorative Panels Site, Site 4, Sahibabad, KR Foods, Bulandshahar Rd Ind Area and VP Traders, Meerut Road, Ghaziabad.
All these pollution causing projects and industries have been closed down in wake of directions passed by NGT and EPCA to regulate pollution in different cities by invoking stringent measures.