GURUGRAM: Thirteen construction sites in the DLF-1 colony received show-cause notices from the Department of Urban and Rural Planning (DTCP) enforcement team Wednesday for violating National Green Court (NGT) rules and failing to follow legal procedures to maintain pollution control during apartment building construction.
District (compliance) developer RS Batth said work on construction sites has been halted after noticing several violations, including building materials discovered at the sites. Building owners have also been ordered to file a compliance report, otherwise, they must deposit the fine amount of Rs 30,000 to Rs 50,000 to DTCP within seven days.
Notifications sent to the building owners indicated that during the inspection it was found that they had not taken adequate measures in accordance with the NGT and Ministry of Environment and Forests (MOEF) guidelines issued by construction activities on the site to prevent environmental degradation. . This is a “serious violation” of the provisions of the Air Pollution (Prevention and Control) Act 1981, as well as guidelines issued by the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources in 2010, according to the notices.
The owners of the buildings were asked why construction activities could not be stopped and were ordered to close under Section 31-A of the Pollution Prevention and Control Act 1981, including separation of captive powers by non-compliance with the provisions of the Ministry of Environment, in addition. To take other appropriate action, you begin.
As per the NGT Guidelines, if any person, owner, or constructor is found to have violated or violated any of the terms stipulated in the April 2015 order, he will be liable to pay compensation of Rs 50,000 in connection with construction work on your site and Rs 5,000 for a violation during transportation and transportation of building materials and debris via trucks or other vehicles.
To prevent environmental degradation and reduce pollution, NGT has forced all construction sites to lay tarpaulins around the construction site, cover building materials as they are transported in vehicles, provide masks for construction workers, and builders, and use construction sprinklers. Ensure the proper collection, management, and recycling of construction and demolition waste.