JAMMU, Dec 11: Bari Brahmana Industries Association (BBIA) has sought early clearance of NOC cases of industries by the J&K Pollution Control Board and support to the plastic goods manufacturing units in the region.
A delegation of BBIA, led by its president, Lalit Mahajan called on the Chairman, Pollution Control Board, Suresh Chug and highlighted various issues related to industry and time bound clearance of `Consent to operate’ / NOC cases.
Mahajan lauded the working style of Chug and said that improvement in the system has been witnessed in the PCB, especially with regard `Ease of Doing Business’ concept. During discussion, Mahajan drew the attention of the Chairman in respect of higher rates being charged by the authorized agencies in respect of lifting of hazardous waste from the Industrial units and requested him to take up the matter with the agencies for the reduction in the rates.
In respect of Cement manufacturing units, the problem being faced by the unit holders for `Online Monitoring System’ due to restrictions imposed on Internet services, was discussed in detail.
Further, it was brought into the notice of Chairman that number of units engaged in the manufacturing of Plastic goods already have been closed due to ban imposed by the Govt and requested the Chairman to take up the matter with the Industries Department for the rehabilitation of such units by providing soft loans for switching over to bio-degradable products. The other points discussed in the meeting includes Operation of ETP’s by J&KSIDCO in time bound manner, functioning of State Pollution Control Board Laboratories, plantation of trees in the Industrial areas.
Chugh assured the delegation to resolve the issues on priority basis and requested the president to intimate all the unit holders to operate their ETPs on regular basis which will help to control the pollution level with in the Industrial area.
Other officer bearers -Tarun Singla, Ajay Langer, Viraaj Malhotra, Rajesh Jain and Vivek Singhal also accompanied Mahajan.