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DC forms committees to control smog.

RAWALPINDI -- Deputy Commissioner Umer Jhangir Thursday directed the departments concerned to implement the anti-smog policy in letter and spirit and no negligence would be tolerated in this regard.

Presiding over a meeting to review the management and preventive measures regarding the control

of smog, the deputy commissioner said that the environmental protection committees had been formed at District and tehsil levels to implement anti-smog policy keeping in view the upcoming smog threat.

Assistant Commissioners would be the convener at tehsil level committees while he himself would monitor the entire district, he added.

The DC said that the purpose of forming the committees to control the air pollution being exhausted from factories, brick kilns and burning of waste.

He said that smog might affect the human health during the start of winter season due to the change of climate and environmental pollution.

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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
Date:Oct 19, 2018
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