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NGT asks panel to investigate auto repair shop near Delhi school

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered a joint panel to consider a complaint about the operation of an unauthorized vehicle repair shop near a private school in the nation’s capital that allegedly causes air pollution. air and noise and a danger to the safety of children.

Plea filed by plaintiff Arvind Kumar said the auto repair shop near Cambridge Foundation School in Rajouri Garden Extension, New Delhi violated environmental standards.

NGT Judge Brijesh Sethi’s Bench requested Delhi Pollution Control Board, Deputy Police Commissioner (West) and South Delhi Municipal Corporation to consider the grievance and take remedial action in accordance with the law.

The DPCC will be the nodal coordination and compliance agency, the judiciary said in an order dated January 25.

The joint committee could meet within two weeks and undertake a site visit and review the grievance, he said.

The factual report and action taken can be provided within 3 months via email with the bench directed to the committee.

The bench scheduled the case for a rehearing on April 29.

A copy of this order, along with a copy of the complaint, will be forwarded to the DPCC, DCP (West) and SDMC by email for compliance, the order states.