Noida: UPPCB imposes Rs 76.5 crore fine on 38 builders for illegal groundwater extraction

Dated on: Monday 29th May 2023

The Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) has levied a hefty penalty of Rs 76.5 crore on 38 construction developers for the unauthorized extraction of groundwater through borewells. These builders are required to remit the specified sum within a span of 15 days. According to officials, the UPPCB has imposed the highest penalty of Rs 6.6 crore on the Gaur City 2 undertaking, while the Gaur City 1 project has been fined Rs 4 crore.

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