GPCB issues closure notice to Zydus Cadila research unit

Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) has issues a closure notice to Zydus Cadila’s research unit in Ahmedabad for allegedly polluting ground water. They received a complaint from people that their unit at Moraiya area has been discharging polluted effluents to ground water. Upon receiving the complaints, GPCB officials inspected the area and found the irregularities, violating provisions of the Prevention and Control of Pollution Act 1974. There was a much higher amount of organic compounds measured in the water. Power supply to the unit was  disconnected and Zydus Cadila will be strictly monitored.

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