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Nearly 40,000 stubble burning incidents reported in Punjab to this point this 12 months

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As per knowledge by Punjab Remote Sensing Centre (PRSC), round 40,000 incidents of stubble burning have been reported to this point this 12 months, stated GS Gill, Nodal Officer, Punjab Pollution Control Board on Wednesday.

“As per data by PRSC (Punjab Remote Sensing Centre), around 40,000 incidents (of stubble burning) reported so far this year. It was 25,000 last year,” stated Gill.

Gill additional stated that the incidents of stubble burning had been reported primarily in Sangrur, Bathinda, and Tarn Taran districts.

“Around 20 FIRs have been registered and 49 cases are before the court,” stated GS Gill.

Earlier in October, the Central authorities submitted earlier than the Supreme Court that it’s considering the creation of a everlasting physique by enacting laws to cope with the annual air air pollution difficulty within the nationwide capital area arising from stubble burning in Punjab, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh.

Stubble burning within the neighbouring states causes huge air air pollution in winters within the nationwide capital.


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