NCR pollution: SC appoints one-man panel to monitor stubble burning | India News

NCR pollution: SC appoints one-man panel to monitor stubble burning | India News


NEW DELHI: Concerned by possibility of smoke from stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana choking the NCR, the Supreme Court on Friday appointed one-man committee under former SC judge Madan Lokur to monitor the stubble fire and take preventive steps with help of chief secretaries of concerned states.
The SC asked the heads of National Cadet Corps, NSS and Bharat Scouts and Guides to put the young force at Lokur’s disposal to help locate stubble burning and bring it to notice of authorities to prevent crop burning.
During the hearing, solicitor general Tushar Mehta said governments have reservation about appointment of Lokur committee. To this, the SC said that it it has not given any extraordinary jurisdiction to Lokur committee.
The SC added that judge Lokur’s consent has already been taken.

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