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CPCB Says Ghazipur Slaughterhouse Worse Than 1939 British Model
Dhananjay Mahapatra | TNN

New Delhi: The ultra-modern abattoir built at Ghazipur at a cost of Rs 123 crore does not even conform to a 1939 British Raj scheme for a slaughterhouse at Najafgarh, alleged the apex pollution control board in the Supreme Court on Wednesday.

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed to frame guidelines to regulate unhygienic wastes emanating from slaughterhouses after it was told that solid wastes released into drains and sub-soil was the main cause for outbreak of bird flu, foot and mouth disease and zonotic ailment.

NEW DELHI: After spending Rs 132 crore to build the ultra-modern abattoir at Ghazipur, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) and the Shiela Dikshit government on Wednesday were red flagged by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in the Supreme Court for breaching environmental rules.

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KOLKATA, Jan. 10: The Union ministry of food processing has

TIRUNELVELI: The Corporation, which has established the modern slaughterhouse at Melapalayam on an outlay of Rs. 50 lakh, has decided to administer the butchery through a qualified non-governmental organisation and hence, the local body has formulated stringent stipulations for managing it.


THE Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) will close down the facility for slaughter of buffaloes for export within two years, the decision coming ahead of elections and under mounting pressure from the Jain community.

NEW DELHI: After being in the pipeline for four years, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi