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Stubble burning: NGT begins hearing in presence of Chief Secretaries of 4 States including Punjab

By Saizel S -- November 15, 2018 12:46 pm -- Updated:November 15, 2018 12:53 pm

Stubble burning: NGT begins hearing in presence of Chief Secretaries of 4 States including Punjab

National Green tribunal begins hearing in presence of Chief Secretaries of 4 States including Punjab. Central Pollution Control Board, (CPCB) Singh Parihar, has reached NGT for the hearing.

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Chief Secretaries of Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi are also present. Sunil Jhakhar is also present in the hearing. Yesterday the Central government had a meeting with the chief secretaries of five states.

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National Green Tribunal has summoned the chief secretaries of Delhi, Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh on Monday stating that the state governments had failed to control the stubble burning issue. NGT also directed the officers to come up with a plan to implement to provide incentives to farmers.

-PTC NEWS

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