Vardhman Textiles receives directive from HP State Pollution Control Board


Vardhman Textiles announced Thursday that it has received an order from the Himachal Pradesh State Pollution Control Board directing the company to stop part of the dyeing process that leads to the generation of “grade” effluent. IV “in three of its units located in Baddi.

“The company had received an order dated 1.1.2021 issued by the member secretary, Himachal Pradesh State Pollution Control Board ordering to stop this part of the dyeing process which leads to the generation of category IV effluents in three of our units located in Baddi in Himachal Pradesh, namely Auro Textiles, Auro Dyeing and Auro Textiles unit-ll, “Vardhman Textiles said in a regulatory filing.

Vardhman Textiles said these three units generate two types of effluent, Category I and Category IV, and the company is fully compliant with respect to Category I effluent.

“For Category IV, the FDS (Fixed Dissolved Solids) standards were notified by the Himachal state government in December 2019, and immediately afterwards the company embarked on a project to install the FDS control system. which is expected to be completed by June 2021, “the company said.

Vardhman Textiles said that since the orders issued by the members’ secretary do not comply with the law, on the advice of legal counsel, the company is seeking appropriate relief from the relevant court.

“In the meantime, the three units are operational making changes in the distribution of the product mix and the processes in order to stay in compliance with the order of the secretary of the members and this has already been informed to the relevant authorities,” the company added. .

(Only the title and image of this report may have been reworked by Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is automatically generated from a syndicated feed.)

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