On the directions of the Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, the State Government has decided to allow granting consent at regular intervals to the industries located in the Mixed Land Use (MLU) areas of Ludhiana as per the policy of the Punjab Pollution Control Board.
It was disclosed by the Environment Minister Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer during a meeting with a delegation of the United Cycle & Parts Manufacturers Association held at his office. The delegation led by MLA Atam Nagar Kulwant Singh Sidhu today met the Environment Minister regarding the grant of consent for Industries operating in MLU areas of Ludhiana.
After hearing the grievances of the industry, the Environment Minister said that the Chief Minister has decided to grant consent at regular intervals to the industries located in the MLU areas of Ludhiana. He said that industries have an important contribution to the progress of the state. Keeping in view the larger interests of small industries, this decision has been taken to protect them from being dislocated. The delegation thanked the Chief Minister for this decision.
Prominent among others who were present in the meeting included Secretary of Science, Technology and Environment Rahul Tewari, Commissioner Municipal Corporation Ludhiana Dr. Shena Aggarwal, PPCB’s Chairman Prof Adarsh Pal Vig, Member Secretary Er. GS Majithia and CEE Er. Pardeep Gupta and CTP Pankaj Bawa, President CICU Upkar Singh Ahuja, President UCPMA DS Chawla and Charanjeet Singh Vishivkarma.