Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board report regarding unscientific dumping of solid waste in village Fatehpur Bujurg, district Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh, 01/06/2023
Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board report regarding compliance of the National Green Tribunal order under Original Application No 265/2023 in the matter of Pappu Singh Vs State of Uttar Pradesh.
The matter related to unscientific dumping of solid waste in village Fatehpur, district Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh on the bank of Upper Canal Division Escape, resulting in the pollution of the canal. The dumped solid waste is also causing air pollution and foul smell.
In compliance of the NGT order, a joint committee of the officers from District Panchayati Raj, Ganga Canal and Nagar Palika Parishad, Bulandshahr has been constituted by the District Magistrate, Bulandshahr for the inspection of the site and take appropriate action in accordance with law. The garbage lying in the open at the bank of upper Ganga canal was disposed of from the site by JCB and tractor trolley. A new site has been selected for the proper disposal of dry solid waste generated from the households of the village.
The Gram Panchayat has also issued notices to 24 households of village Fatehpur Bujurg to the effect that disposal of garbage at the bank of canal is banned and if anyone violates this and throws garbage a penalty of Rs 5000 will be imposed followed by prosecution. Gram Panchayat, Fatehpur Bujurg has planted saplings of plants at the bank after disposal off the garbage to prevent future dumping.