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Dumping of marble and granite waste in the storm water drain of Mohi village, district Rajasmand.

The NGT, February 22 called for a report on the complaint received from a number of villagers of Mohi village, tehsil and district Rajasmand, Rajasthan. The allegation was that some of the marble and granite units in the area are dumping marble and granite sludge/slurry and other waste in the storm water drain obstructing its flow.

A joint committee comprising the Punjab Pollution Control Board and the District Magistrate, Faridkot was directed by the NGT, February 22 to look into the allegation of pipelines being laid for disposal of cattle and dairy waste which is being discharged in open area adjoining Kotkapura-Faridkot main road near a public school causing damage to environment. District Magistrate, Faridkot was asked to be the nodal agency for compliance and coordination.