Haryana

Industries exploiting groundwater in Haryana to be fined

Chandigarh, June 11
The Haryana Water Resources Authority Chairperson Keshni Anand Arora said action would be taken against industries which were illegally exploiting groundwater. The industrial unit of those who violate the rules could be closed and fine imposed. Arora was presiding over the review meeting of the authority at here today. Arora directed the DCs to conduct regular inspection of those industrial units which were using groundwater illegally. He said an enforcement officer had been appointed for this. They should act swiftly on complaints sent by the authority and also conduct weekly reviews.