Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding a rice mill in village Randoli, district Karnal violating environmental norms, 31/10/2022

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gurvinder Singh Vs State of Haryana dated 31/10/2022.

The complaint is that one M/s Balaji Rice Mill at village Randoli, tehsil Indri, district Karnal is operating its unit causing damage to the environment by discharging dust and causing air pollution affecting local people. There is a school near the proponent's unit and the school children are also being affected by air pollution caused by the said unit.

The NGT, October 31, 2022 directed that the matter should be examined by a joint committee comprising the Haryana State Pollution Control Board and District Magistrate, Karnal. The committee would visit the area and if any environmental norms violation is found, shall take appropriate remedial action and submit an action taken report.