Report on Dhampur Sugar Mills, Uttar Pradesh, 19/06/2020

  • 19/06/2020

Compliance report by the Central Pollution Control Board in the matter of O.A. No. 539/2019 in the matter of Adil Ansari Vs M/s Dhampur Sugar Mills Ltd. & Others in compliance to the National Green Tribunal order of February 4, 2020. The matter relates to operation of sugar and distillery units of M/s Dhampur Sugar Mills Ltd., Asmoli, Sambhal, Moradabad, M/s Dhampur Sugar Mills Ltd., Sugar unit, Dhampur, Bijnor and M/s Dhampur Sugar Mills Ltd., Sugar unit, Meerganj, Bareilly and M/s Dhampur Sugar Mills Ltd., Distillery Unit, Dhampur, Bijnor.

In Response to CPCB directions, Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) had submitted the Action Taken Report. On perusal of the report it was observed that UPPCB has carried out periodic inspections of all the four units and the units have complied with the recommendations of the Joint Committee and also deposited the Environmental Compensation levied on them.

The NGT has been informed that as per the report of the UPPCB the units are found compliant and have complied with the recommendations of the committee. However, UPPCB should keep constant vigil on these units to ensure compliance.

Note: Report uploaded to the NGT site on July 1, 2020