Skip to main content

Regarding environment the year 2018 has been of mixed results for Punjab

Regarding environment the year 2018 has been of mixed results for PunjabThousands of fish died due to mixing of Sheera in the Beas riverSant Seechewal's removal and reinstating from the membership of Punjab Pollution Control Board has been a matter of a great discussionFirst time the Punjab Government was fined rupees fifty crores

Sultanpur lodhi, 30th December
Regarding Environment, the year 2018 has been of mixed results for Punjab. Mixing of the poisonous substances in the rivers of Punjab remained as usual. In the Sutlej River the contaminated waters of the industries and other cities remained falling for the last many decades. But due to carelessness of Chadha Sugar Mill, Sheera got mixed in Beas River that resulted in killing aquatic animals on large scale. Beas River became so poisonous that it affected the areas of Rajasthan and Malwa also. Many animals died at different places due to this poisonous water. Punjab Pollution Control Board had fined Chadha Sugar Mill rupees five crores. On 14th November National Green Tribunal in its decision fined Punjab Government rupees 50 crores for not working properly to keep the Punjab rivers clean and tidy. This action was taken on the report of NGT a supervising committee constituted in July. Sant Balbir Singh Seechewal had a prime role in preparation of this report, he visited 44 treatment plants and did the photo and videography of the non working of the plants. Few days after the 50 crores fine the Punjab Government had removed Sant Balbir Singh Seechewal from the membership of the Punjab Pollution Control Board. The government had to face the sharp criticism of the social media on its decision and within 24 hrs the government had to change its decision and Sant Seechewal was again taken as a member. Punjab Pollution Control Board has now taken two environment lovers Sant Balbir Singh Seechewal and Sant Sewa Singh Khadoor Sahib as members.

Supervising committee had also visited the place where Chadha Sugar Mill had Sheera storage tank that had leaked and Sheera was mixed in Beas.
U.P local Bodies minister Suresh Khanna saw the ‘Seechewal Model’ and he was very much impressed and has advised the UP govt. to adopt it. He also saw the garbage cleaning machine made at Seechewal. This machine was also ordered by Punjab Pollution Control Board and Nawan Shahar administration as a sample.
To make the people aware of the environment cycle rallies were taken out in the villages under the leadership of Sant Balbir Singh Seechewal. The work of removing hyacinth from the Holy Kali Bein had been
going on throughout the year. Kanjali wet land was specifically cleaned. On 12th August half marathon was organized at Ludhiana for the cleanliness of the Buddah Nullah, Sant Seechewal and many other dignitaries had participated in the rally.
On 23rd December a senior officer of the Central Pollution Control Board Sh. Chandra Babu had first time taken demand letters from the Kala Sangian and Chitti Bein contaminated waters affected people.


Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

Seechewal Model A Way of Prosperity….

What exactly is Seechewal Model ?

The Punjab like other states of India and the whole world today is facing a great environmental crisis. Ground water level of Punjab is depleting rapidly. All the natural water resources are polluted due to the dumping of untreated and poisonous industrial and domestic wastage into them. As a result of this, people at large are suffering from deadly diseases. Sant Balbir Singh Singh Seechewal has devised "Seechewal model", a simple pipe and pump formula, as an effective solution to this serious problem. It has been implemented at many places including village Seechewal and Sultanpur Lodhi. In fact it has been termed as 'Seechewal Model' by the Government of India. It has been adopted as a model for cleaning the Ganga apart from other rivers of India. Before this, the Government of India dwelled on the other countries for assistance- financial as well as technical. After all such efforts had failed, the need for searching alternatives…

Challenges of Environmental Pollution and its Solutions.

The year 2019 will be a memorable year because of the forthcoming 550th Prakash Purb of Guru Nanak Dev Ji on 12th November. The gursangats are waiting eagerly for the Samagams to be celebrated during this year. 500th Prakash Purb of Guru nanak Dev Ji the founder of the Sikh religion was celebrated in Sultanpur Lodhi in 1969 and there have been lot of changes during 50 years to this Prakash Purab. During these 50 years the downfall in the environment is the biggest challenge. These 50 years, human development has played with the nature to such extent that big changes can be seen from hill peaks to to the oceans. Means due to global warming the snow laden peaks of the hills have melted and the increase in the level of the sea, many islands in the low lying areas have drowned in the sea. If such behavior continues then low lying nations will become prey to the sea. These are the big changes which are visible in the world and its affect is also visible. During these 50 years, what the Pun…

ਸ਼ੁੱਧ ਵਾਤਾਵਰਣ ਤੇ ਤੰਦਰੁਸਤ ਸਮਾਜ ਹੀ ਦੇਸ਼ ਦੀ ਹੋਂਦ ਨੂੰ ਬਚਾ ਕੇ ਰੱਖ ਸਕਦਾ ਹੈ…

ਦੇਸ਼ ਦੀਆਂ 351 ਨਦੀਆਂ ਵਿੱਚ ਵਗ ਰਿਹਾ ਜ਼ਹਿਰੀਲਾ ਪਾਣੀ ਪਾਣੀ ਦੀ ਧਰਤੀ ਤਰਸੀ ਸਾਫ ਪਾਣੀਆਂ ਨੂੰ ਸੀਚੇਵਾਲ ਮਾਡਲ ਬਣ ਸਕਦਾ ਦੇਸ਼ ਲਈ ਰਾਹ ਦਸੇਰਾ
ਸੁਲਤਾਨਪੁਰ ਲੋਧੀ 4 ਦਸੰਬਰ ਭਾਰਤ ਦੇਸ਼ ਵਿੱਚ ਪਾਣੀ ਨੂੰ ਦੇਵਤਾ ਸਮਾਨ ਸਮਝਿਆ ਜਾਂਦਾ ਹੈ ਅਤੇ ਪੂਜਾ ਕੀਤੀ ਜਾਂਦੀ ਹੈ। ਉਹ ਅੰਮ੍ਰਿਤ ਵਰਗੇ ਪਾਣੀ ਜੋ ਜੀਵਨ ਵੰਡਦੇ ਆ ਉਨ੍ਹਾਂ ਨਦੀਆਂ ਦਰਿਆਵਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਪਿੰਡਾਂ ਅਤੇ ਸ਼ਹਿਰਾਂ ਦੇ ਗੰਦੇ ਤੇ ਜ਼ਹਿਰੀਲੇ ਪਾਣੀ ਪਾ ਕੇ ਨਿਰਜੀਵ ਬਣਾ ਦਿੱਤਾ ਹੈ। ਅਯੋਕੇ ਦੌਰ ਵਿੱਚ ਭਾਰਤ ਦੀਆਂ 65 ਫੀਸਦੀ ਨਦੀਆਂ ਭਿਆਨਕ ਰੂਪ ਵਿਚ ਪ੍ਰਦੂਸ਼ਿਤ ਹੋ ਚੁੱਕੀਆਂ ਹਨ। ਸਤਲੁਜ, ਬੁੱਢਾ ਦਰਿਆ, ਚਿੱਟੀ ਵੇਈਂ, ਕਾਲਾ ਸੰਘਿਆਂ ਡਰੇਨ, ਗੰਗਾ, ਯਮੁਨਾ, ਕਾਵੇਰੀ, ਭਦਰਾ, ਕ੍ਰਿਸ਼ਨਾ, ਗੋਦਾਵਰੀ, ਕੁਮਾਰਾਧਾਰਾ, ਤੁੰਗਾ, ਕਾਲੀ, ਭੀਮਾ, ਸ਼ਿਮਸ਼ਾ ਸਮੇਤ ਹੋਰ ਸੈਂਕੜੇ ਸਹਾਇਕ ਨਦੀਆਂ ਵੀ ਇਸ ਵਿਚ ਸ਼ਾਮਿਲ ਹਨ। ਸਤਲੁਜ, ਗੰਗਾ ਅਤੇ ਯਮੁਨਾ ਦਾ
ਪਾਣੀ ਇਸ ਹੱਦ ਤੱਕ ਖਰਾਬ ਹੈ ਕਿ ਇਹ ਇਨਸਾਨ ਤਾਂ ਕੀ ਪਸ਼ੂ, ਪੰਛੀ ਅਤੇ ਖੇਤੀ ਦੇ ਵੀ ਕਾਬਿਲ ਨਹੀਂ। ਇਸ ਗੱਲ ਦਾ ਪ੍ਰਗਟਾਵਾ ਕੇਂਦਰੀ ਪ੍ਰਦੂਸ਼ਣ ਕੰਟਰੋਲ ਬੋਰਡ ਵੱਲੋਂ ਆਰ.ਟੀ.ਆਈ ਦੇ ਦਿੱਤੇ ਗਏ ਜਵਾਬ ਰਾਂਹੀ ਹੋਇਆ ਹੈ। ਸੀ.ਪੀ.ਸੀ.ਬੀ ਮੁਤਾਬਕ ਦੇਸ਼ ਦੀਆਂ ਨਦੀਆਂ ਦੇ ਕਿਨਾਰੇ ਵਸੇ ਹੋਏ ਸ਼ਹਿਰ ਸਭ ਤੋਂ ਵੱਧ ਕੁਦਰਤ ਦਾ ਵਿਨਾਸ਼ ਕਰ ਰਹੇ ਹਨ ਕਿਉਂਕਿ ਜ਼ਿਆਦਾਤਰ ਸ਼ਹਿਰਾਂ ਵਿਚ ਅਜੇ ਤੱਕ ਵੀ ਸੀਵਰੇਜ ਟ੍ਰੀਟਮੈਂਟ ਪਲਾਂਟ ਨਹੀ ਹਨ। 521 ਨਦੀਆਂ ਦੇ ਪਾਣੀ ਦੀ ਗੁਣਵਤਾ ਬਾਰੇ ਸੀ.ਪੀ.ਸੀ.…