The Supervising committee formed
under N.G.T will start taking samples from Buddah Naalah from
The 2nd meeting of the
committee will be held at Ludhiana in the first week of September.
The committee formed under N.G.T to stop dumping of poisonous water substances in the Beas river will start taking samples from Buddah Nallah from today. After taking part in the first meeting of the committee at Delhi. Committee member Sant Seechewal on his return, told that the meeting lasted for five hours at the “Central Pollution Control Board Office”. In this meeting a issue of dumping of the poisonous substances in the Sutlej river was discussed in detail. The next meeting of the supervising committee will be held at Ludhiana in the first week of September. He told that the Committee members have been allotted their specific duties. Sant Seechewal told that his responsibility is to get them known about the present situation of the poisonous substances being dumped in the Sutlej. In this meeting the Punjab Local Body Deptt. Officials remained absent.
The officers representing Rajasthan Pollution Control Board, participating in the meeting told that the water that is being supplied to them through canals from Punjab, for drinking, contains too much poisonous substances. Whereas Punjab Pollution Control Board in the meeting insists on that they have installed many S.T.Ps to treat the contaminated waters of Sutlej.
Sant Seechewal told that the task of taking samples from Buddah Nallah will be started from today, photography and videography will also be done. The full report on this work will be put on the website of Punjab Control Board. The General Public can also give their suggestions and comments on this subject. Supervising committee will also work on to bring awareness among the people. Sant Seechewal told that along with Buddah Nallah, Chitti Bein and Kala Sanghian Drain all other resources will be searched, whose contaminated waters directly or indirectly are being dumped into Sutlej river.