Chicalim stops land filling for causing dust pollution

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March 9, 2016 at 12:40 pm #6214

Following complaints from the residents of Alto Dabolim about land filling activities in a private property located closed to their residential apartment thereby creating severe dust pollution in the area, the Chicalim Panchayat issued a stop work order to the party concerned and has also fixed the site inspection on Wednesday to take further action on the complaint.

According to information, the residents of Grandeur Apartment at Alto Dabolim had recently launched a signature campaign against the dust pollution and made a joint complaint before the Chicalim panchayat requesting them to take action against the people involved in land filling activity close to their area. 

The residents had brought to the notice of the panchayat that a person has been dumping rubbles in a property bearing survey number 13, sub division 4 part C of Chicalim panchayat. 

In their complaint, the residents alleged that the land filling has been carried out without erecting any display of permission board, if obtained and large amount of rubbles was being dumped to a height of more than 3 meters by which a large number of trees and green vegetation is being destroyed. 

“The contractor has not taken any dust control measures due to which we have been facing tough time as all the dust is entering into our houses subjecting us to face severe hardships, besides health risk” said Charles Pereira, a complainant and affected resident.

Taking serious note of the citizen’s complaint, the Chicalim Panchayat secretary Kiran Mesta issued a stop work order to the party concerned., who has been illegally dumping rubbles in a private property thereby creating severe dust pollution in the area.

Source/Reference: Herald, “Chicalim stops land filling for causing dust pollution

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