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Bandhwari plant:NGT directs Gurgaon Municipal Corporation to submit performance guarantee of Rs 25 L

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The has directed the Municipal Corporation to submit a performance guarantee of Rs 25 lakh for stopping from the site.

A bench headed by NGT Justice ordered the corporation to deposit the amount with the (CPCB) within a month.

The tribunal directed the corporation to strictly adhere to the action plan for taking steps to dispose of the waste and warned, "It is made clear that the amount of Rs 25 lakh will stand forfeited in the case of default and may be recovered from the erring officers of the corporation".

The green panel directed the of the municipal corporation to file a compliance affidavit within a month.

The NGT had earlier slammed the government and its civic bodies over the disposal of industrial waste and construction debris in the along the Gurgaon-road.

The green panel was hearing a plea filed by environmentalist and Amit Chaudhary, alleging that the municipal corporations of and were disposing industrial waste and construction debris in these forest areas.

Kamboj had referred to a media report which said construction debris were found dumped in the forest and quoted a local resident as saying that several vehicles dumped waste there every Sunday morning.

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First Published: Fri, March 15 2019. 19:35 IST