Chandigarh Punjab pollution control board (PPCB) has slapped notices on 54 government and private hospitals for violation of various norms for managing and handling bio-medical waste. Teams of the nodal agency conducted raids throughout the state and found that a large number of hospitals have been violating pollution control norms. KS Pannu, chairman of the Board told FE that

ABOUT 10 km short of Faridkot town in the heart of Punjab's Malwa belt is Guru ki Dhaab, a small village of hundred houses.