Delhi: NGT asks SDMC & DPCC to look into waste dumping at Neb Sarai

The National Green Tribunal had asked the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) and Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to investigate, take appropriate action as per law and furnish a factual report in 2 months whether waste is being dumped illegally in Neb Sarai area, on a petition by Ram Kumar Panwar and others. The applicant has alleged that garbage is being dumped illegally in violation of Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016.

The NGT order said that the DPCC would be the nodal agency for coordination and compliance. The matter will be further heard on August 9.

Prasoon Pant,