DPCC report to the NGT on the running of the Poultry Market and M/s Delhi Food Processing Complex, Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh, 29/04/2022

  • 29/04/2022

Delhi Pollution Control Committee report to the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shailesh Singh Vs Central Pollution Control Board & Others dated 29/04/2022.

The NGT, February 23, 2022 had directed that the defects pointed out in the joint committee report in the running of Poultry Market and M/s Delhi Food Processing Complex (Meat) be removed. Further, one of the well/hand pump in the poultry market of DAMB is highly contaminated and concerned authorities need to survey the area and take measures.

A survey of the area situated in Ghazipur, Delhi was carried out, April 6, 2022 by a joint team consisting of officials of CGWA, DJB and DPCC. The borewell, which has fecal coliform levels in excess of the prescribed norm, has been sealed by the office of District Magistrate (East).

The DPCC officials inspected the slaughter house, April 6, 2022 to verify the status of rectification of deficiencies observed by the joint team. EDMC has submitted its response stating that the deficiencies have been rectified.

In the same premises of the slaughtering facility, the carcass and rendering plant is also operational. Animal carcasses from entire NCT of Delhi are brought to this rendering plant and useful products are prepared. Wastewater generated from the said plant is being treated in the treatment plant of the slaughter house. The rendering plant is operating with consent to operate valid up to 13 September 2022 under Water and Air Acts.