Status report by DPCC on steel pickling units in Wazirpur Industrial Area, Delhi

  • 02/05/2020

Status report on behalf of DPCC in compliance of the National Green Tribunal order dated September 20, 2019 in the matter of Simran Gupta Vs Govt of NCT of Delhi regarding illegal industrial activity at Wazirpur industrial area without following environmental norms, especially pickling units.

The report informed the tribunal that no pickling activity was going on in Wazirpur Industrial area and that 75 pickling units had already been closed down by DPCC in the area and Tata Power and Delhi Jal Board had been directed to disconnect the electricity and water supply of the units. Further directions were issued to the SDM of the concerned area, Tata Power, Delhi Jal Board and Delhi Police to maintain constant vigil on sealed premises of stainless steel pickling industries. And appropriate action taken against illegal new units.

Note: Report uploaded on May 2, 2020