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Punjab firm against stubble burning

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Sep 30, 2019, 1:49 am IST
Updated Sep 30, 2019, 1:49 am IST
Secretary agriculture Kahan Singh Pannu revealed that there were nearly 1.37 lakh acres of panchayat land under agriculture.
The state government has planned that farmers cultivating panchayat land who indulge in stubble burning could be barred from taking panchayat land on lease in future.
 The state government has planned that farmers cultivating panchayat land who indulge in stubble burning could be barred from taking panchayat land on lease in future.

Chandigarh: In order to discourage stubble burning by farmers in Punjab, the state government has planned that farmers cultivating panchayat land who indulge in stubble burning could be barred from taking panchayat land on lease in future, the agriculture department has urged the rural development and panchayats department with a view to ensure clean, green and pollution free environment in the state, this winter.

Disclosing this here today, secretary agriculture Kahan Singh Pannu revealed that there were nearly 1.37 lakh acres of panchayat land under agriculture, where this unhealthy practice of open stubble burning could be averted effectively, through coherent compliance of government orders issued under Air (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1981.

 

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Location: India, Chandigarh




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