J&K Govt constitutes Committee to prevent pollution in Doodh Ganga formed


The J&K Government today ordered constitution of a Committee to prevent pollution of Doodh Ganga Stream and Doodh Ganga Filtration Plant in Kashmir.

The Government order in this regard stated that the Committee will be headed by Divisional Commissioner Kashmir as its chairman and it will have seven more members.

Among these seven members are Director Urban Local Bodies Kashmir, Commissioner Srinagar Municipal Corporation, Deputy Commissioner Bugdam, Chief Engineer UEED Kashmir, Chief Engineer Jal Shakti Department Kashmir, Chief Conservator of Forests Kashmir and Regional Director Pollution Control Board Kashmir.

The Committee will prepare an action plan with timelines to prevent pollution of the Doodh Ganga Filtration Plant and it will synchronize and monitor the action plan.

Apart from this the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir shall be Nodal Officer to apprise the Court on the Action Plan as per the Court directions.