Pharma industries which allegedly resulted in the death of several lakh fish at the outskirts of Hyderabad, continued to face action from the Telangana government.
Acting on closure orders issued by the Pollution Control Board (PCB), the Telangana electricity department has disconnected power supply to 14 pharma manufacturing units in Kazipally.
“Power supply to 14 pharma units including, Lee Pharma, Vivin Laboratories, Kekula Pharma, Total Drugs, Rakshi Pharma and KRS Pharma was cut. The closure orders were issued due to the recent fishkill at Gandigudem Lake in Kazipally. We will restore the consent of operation only after they follow all the safety guidelines issued,” Telangana State Pollution Control Board zonal officer and chief environmental engineer B Raghu told the Times of India.
This comes after the PCB ordered 29 industries, including several pharma companies, to pay Rs 1.03 crore as compensation to fishermen cooperative societies, for polluting the Gandigudem Lake at the outskirts of …