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  • 25 May 2024
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PMC Issues Notice for Spreading Pollution

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The Prayagraj Municipal Corporation (PMC) has issued notices to nine departments including Prayagraj Development Authority (PDA), Public Works Department (PWD), North Central Railway (NCR), Jal Nigam for affecting the air quality in Smart City Prayagraj.

Key Points

  • The notice includes the writ number from the Department of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change and advises implementing measures such as using green curtains to cover construction sites, regularly spraying water with sprinkler machines, employing mechanized road sweeping, and using mist guns to minimize dust.
  • An official from the PMC stated that the rise in air pollution in the city is a result of ongoing construction activities. To address public concerns, notices have been sent to the relevant departments.
    • Failure to comply with the instructions may lead to further enforcement actions in accordance with the regulations.

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