Noida: 13 builders extract groundwater for projects, fined Rs 5 lakh

Dated on: Friday 16th June 2023

In an effort to curb the unauthorized extraction of groundwater for construction purposes in Noida and Greater Noida, the district administration took action on Wednesday by imposing a fine of Rs 5 lakh on each of the 13 developers involved. The decision came after a comprehensive survey conducted at the behest of District Magistrate Manish Kumar Verma, carried out by a collaborative team comprising representatives from the Noida and Greater Noida authorities, the pollution board, and the groundwater department. This step signifies the administration's commitment to safeguarding the region's precious water resources and ensuring sustainable development practices.

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