Garbage dumping and burning is becoming a big problem these days for Noida people as well as authorities.
Keeping this issue in mind the district administration has decided to put the garbage dumping and burning into the ‘public nuisance’ and will start registering cases against those violating the rules of solid waste management, 2016.
This decision will let the violators being fined or imprisoned for up to six months. The administration took this decision after receiving a lot of complaints from the city over illegal garbage dumping and burning in open areas.
B N Singh, DM of the city said, “We will not be taking these violations lightly, and will prosecute the violators under Section 151 of IPC for public nuisance, whether they would be vendors appointed by authorities or garbage disposers of private residents.
The district administration held a meeting with officials of Noida Authorities, Greater Noida Authorities, Confederation of Real Estate Developers Association of India and representatives of UP Pollution Control Board.
The NGT has also sent a team for a survey in Noida and Greater Noida to review the status of garbage dumping and burning in the cities. The survey was conducted with the help of UP Pollution Control Board (UPPCB).