Industries operating illegally in Delhi will be shut

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NEW DELHI: In a report submitted before a bench of justices MB Lokur and Deepak Gupta, a monitoring committee headed by Anshu Prakash, chief secretary of Delhi outlined its plan of action against the industrial units that were supposed to shut its operations as per an order passed by the Supreme Court (SC)in May 2004.

“Industries operating illegally in the residential areas would be shut and their water and power supply would be disconnected”, monitoring committee told the Supreme Court on October 11, 2018.

According to the committee, 51,837 units operating from the residential areas had applied for alternative plots in industrial zones under a relocation scheme. Out of the total, 27,985 were found eligible of which 6,025 were unable to pay. Hence, the number of effective allotments were 21,960. The rest of them will have to shut shop now.

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