House panel for registration of brick kilns
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Jammu, Dec 26: A Legislative Assembly Sub-Committee on Environment Wednesday directed the Industries & Commerce Department to register all the Brick Kilns within one month provided the units fulfill the conditions provided under Brick Kilns (Regulations) Rules 2011.
The Sub-Committee, which met here today under its Chairman of MLA, Chowdhary Zaulfkar Ali, asked the department to submit the compliance report in the Assembly Secretariat for the scrutiny of the Committee Members, an official statement said.
The Sub-Committee asked for circulating necessary instructions to all District Development Commissioners in this regard to ensure compliance in the stipulated time frame.
The Sub- Committee discussed the issues in detail about the impact of Brick Kilns Units situated in Jammu province on human and Agriculture Production.
The Committee members Choudhary Sham Lal and Charanjeet Sing gave their suggestions for reducing the impact of the Brick Kilns Units on the environment. The Panel asked the concerned departments to work in unison and take all measures to reduce the affects of Brick Kilns on agriculture production and as well as human lives.
Earlier, the District Development Commissioner, Jammu Sanjeev Verma briefed the Committee about the steps taken by the administration to enforce the environment protection norms at the Brick Kilns. He informed that the owners have been asked to cover the trucks and trolleys transporting the clay and the finished bricks to reduce the impact of dust on the environment.
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