Not consulted on Mayapuri sealing, will act against DPCC officials, says Delhi environment minister
| Monday | 15th April, 2019
Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain Sunday threatened “strict action” against Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) officials, who were present at Mayapuri Saturday to ensure shops flouting environment norms are sealed .
I am the Environment Minister, how was I bypassed?
In Delhi, land does not fall under the jurisdiction of the state government.
It said the ultimate blame lay with them as the centrally governed Delhi Development Authority failed to give land for relocation of the Mayapuri scrap yard.
The DPCC, which comes under the Environment Ministry, is part of a seven-member Special Task Force formed on the NGT’s orders to take action against “illegal and unauthorised scrap industries in Mayapuri”.
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