Act against polluting Industries: KTR

Municipal Minister KT Rama Rao today warned that industries adding to the woes of pollution by leaving effluents into the nalas will be dealt with seriously. He held a review meeting on pollution, companies and effluents being released into nalas and steps to prevent it recurrence.

Keeping in monsoon in view the officials should check the menace by pressing a team to monitor the same he said. The minister asked to initiate stren action against industries for illegal dumping of waste material. He also asked to take cooperation of EPTRI for containing the problem and set up CC Cameras at key points to monitor the effluents joining the nalas he said and instructed pollution control board to prepare a report on the industries, effluents and vehicles increasing pollution for serious action.

KTR asked for action against the industries at Sanga Reddy, Patancheruvu, Chautuppal and other areas for illegal dumping of waste material into dry borewells. He also said that they have taken steps for Hussain Sagar beautification by stopping effluents into the lake from various points. We have succeeded 90 per cent in our efforts in the project and sought a report on some lakes releasing froth into the Sagar. (NSS