Published: July 24, 2020 5:34:58 am
Congress MLA Jaspalsinh Padhiyar (Thakor) from Padra meeting constituency in Vadodara district has written to Chief Minister Vijay Rupani in search of instant elimination of Shankar Patel from the Vadodara Enviro Channel Limited (VECL) alleging that Patel’s firm – M/s Kiri Industries Limited – has been illegally releasing untreated effluents into the soil. Thakor, in his letter, claimed that Patel’s firm situated in Doodhwada village in Padra Taluka has been discharging effluents by pipes into the VECL canal in addition to the soil.
Patel, the director of Kiri Ltd. is a authorities nominee on the VECL, which is a non-government fashioned firm for the conveyance of handled waste water for greater than 250 industrial models situated round Vadodara. Last 12 months, VECL received an extension after receiving a closure discover from the Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) for failing to satisfy the requirements of treating effluent.
Thakor, in his letter said, “Despite being a director within the VECL, Patel’s firm has been illegally dumping its effluents into the canal of the V, with out treating it as required.”
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