DPCC seals 8 illegal e-waste generating units

The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) in the national capital has sealed eight illegal e-waste generating units on Saturday, an official statement said.

Most of the units were operating in Seelampur, Mustafabad, Dilshad Garden, Shastri Park, and Bhagirathi Park among other areas, the DPCC said.

“Eight units were sealed on Wednesday in a joint inspection carried out by a team of the DPCC, East Delhi Municipal Corporation, and SDM, Seelampur,” read the statement.

DPCC, which has started a drive against illegal e-waste generating units, said such units would be shut without any reference, and a heavy penalty will be imposed for causing environmental damages.

More such drives would be undertaken in the identified areas, it warned