Admin takes action to control smog

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The district administration on Tuesday initiated action against burning of crops and trash to restrict increasing threats of smog in the environment.

According to Deputy Commissioner Samee Ullah Farooq, there were 29 FIRs registered until now for burning crops with about Rs. 500,000 fine imposed on the accused.

Furthermore, the agriculture department was given instructions to take measures against smog emis-sion, he said. He appealed to the citizens to cooper-ate with the administration for protecting the envi-ronment from the hazard of smog proliferation. He said today the weather arrived when it became nec-essary to overcome smog; adding that the admini-stration was completely active to do the needful.—APP

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