Ferozepur:Stubble burning in the fields has been declared as an offence and those found guilty of burning stubble in the fields after reaping the crops will be penalised, because the National Green Tribunal has declared it an offence and the farmers would have to pay the fine for this offence, said ADC Ferozepur Sharuti Sharma on Tuesday.
She stated this during her meeting with the officials of all the departments on Tuesday at Ferozepur. She said that this burning process damage the main elements of the soil which are needed for its futility as well as become harmful for the health of the human beings and other animal kingdom.
It also help in global warming which is more dangerous even for the futures. Sharuti Sharma said that stubble burning further causes so many problems to the heart, skin and respiratory system that could cause to the deaths.watchin all these problems the National Green Tribunal of India had been initiating very tough steps to control on the stubble burning in the Punjab, Haryana and adjoining states, so that the air pollution can be controlled and the people of the region can be saved from so many diseases being caused by the stubble burning.
The Green Tribunal had given the instructions to control on the stubble burning in the region.
As per the new instructions given by the NGT all those farmers who would burn the stubble in the fields after the reaping of the wheat crops, would be fined heavily and the NGT and the Punjab Pollution Control Board would impose a fine from Rs 2,500- Rs 15,000.
Rs 2,500 would be fined to those farmers who would burn the stubble upto two acres, and Rs 5,000 would be fined to those burning stubble in 2-5 acres and Rs 15,000 from those who would burn more than 5 acres stubble.
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