Directed to construct green belts along with boundary walls of dumping grounds.
Directed to install a GPS system on garbage collection vehicles. Solid waste management rules 2016 to be implemented.
Executive officers will submit a weekly report to Deputy Commissioner regarding works carried out under Solid Waste Management. We have to face serious consequences if we do not protect the earth, water, and air from pollution: Seechewal. We need to preserve the environment by following the paths of our guru’s Justice (Retd.) Jasbir Singh, Chairman National Green Tribunal Monitoring Committee conducted a meeting with members and officials of a district-level special task force at Bachat Bhavan.
Fatehgarh Sahib February 4, 2020: Fatehgarh Sahib All Executive officers (EOs) to work with integrity and dedication to make the city garbage-free and to ensure 100 percent door to door garbage collection. Besides this boundary wall around dumping, grounds and green belts near these boundaries should also be ensured. Municipal Councils violating Solid Waste Management rules will be penalised form 31 March. These directions were issued by Jasbir Singh, Retd. Justice Pb. & Haryana High court, and Chairman National Green Tribunal Monitoring Committee, while addressing a meeting with EOs, and officials of the district-level special task force.
Chairman Jasbir Singh directed the EOs to ensure the implementation of Solid Waste Management rules 2016 in true spirit. He said that increasing pollution causing serious problems, which is a major concern of the day. Retd. Justice Jasbir Singh said that officers should think differently to play an important role for the task. He said that all EOs will submit a weekly report to Deputy Commissioners regarding the tasks performed under Solid Waste Management. He further said that awareness among the general public will be generated through small meetings, nukkad natak and conferences.
Chairman NGT Monitoring committee directed for a complete ban on the use of plastic bags and directed to take appropriate action against the violators and information of the violators should be given to Punjab Pollution Control Boars officials. During this, he directed the officials of Punjab Pollution Control Board to ensure setting up of ETP at hospitals of Fatehgarh Sahib district so that underground water table could be prevented from pollution.
During this Environment lover and member NGT monitoring committee Sant Balbir Singh Seechewal said that we should learn and follow the path of our gurus and said that we have to face serious consequences if we do not protect the earth, water and air from pollution and coming generations will never forgive us for this. He said that NGT will now monitor Solid Waste Management 24/7 and officials will be made responsible for the same.
During this Former Chief Secretary and Member NGT Monitoring Committee, Sh. S. C. Aggarwal also directed the EOs to work dedicatedly for Solid Waste Management. He said that open garbage dumping should be prevented and flowery plants should be planted near them to enhance the beatification in the region. Member NGT Sh. Babu Ram apprised about the Solid Waste Management Rules 2016. During this Deputy Commissioner Smt. Amrit Kaur Gill assured for implementation of directions of NGT monitoring committees. He said that the target for 100% door to door collection should be ensured by Municipal Corporations and Panchayats. During the meeting Project Director PMIDC Dr. Puran Singh explained the works being carried out under Solid Waste Management.
During the meeting Additional Deputy Commissioner Sh. Jaspreet Singh, SP (D) S. Harpal Singh, SDM Fatehgarh Sahib Dr. Sanjiv Kumar, SDM Bassi Pathana Pavittar Singh, SDM Khamano Sh. Paramjit Singh, Assistant Commissioner (G) Jaspreet Singh, CJM Parminder Kaur, SE Punjab Pollution Control Board Rajiv Sharma, Executive Engineer Sh. Vijay Kumar, All EOs and officers of various departments were present. After this, Chairman NGT Committee, Members, Deputy commissioner and other officials visited the dumping ground at Gobindgarh, MRF Centre and STP.
Caption: Jasbir Singh (Retd. Justice) Chairman National Green Tribunal Committee presiding over a meeting of District Level Special Task Force, with EOs, NGT Monitoring Committee member. Environment lover Sant Balbir Singh Seechewal, Former Chief Secretary S.C. Aggarwal, committee member Babu Ram and Deputy Commissioner Smt. Amrit Kaur Gill also has seen in the picture.