More than 3100 crop stubble burning cases reported in Haryana

According to the latest information as regard crop stubble burnings cases during this year till 13th November 2022 more than 3100 burning cases has been reported so far as compared to nearly 5100 crop stubble burning cases reported till this period during previous year 2021 in which Fatehabad district leading in Haryana state recording total number of 677 cases reported so far, followed by Kaithal district recorded 655 crop stubble burning cases and Jind district recorded 411 crop stubble cases ranking at the third place in highest crop stubble burning cases. Whereas, Faridabad district in the state was recorded as having lowest number of only a single crop stubble burning case during current year.

Deputy Commissioner Fatehabad Jagdish Sharma told that total numbers of nearly 800 satelite images of burning crop stubble in open were received, of them during physical investigation 677crop stubble burning cases were detected. He said, action has been taken not only against 276 farmers fined amount worth Rs 7 lakh allegedly violated government directions not to burn crop stubble in open spreading pollution in the atmosphere harmful for the health but also action has been taken against nearly 270  government employees allegedly involved in carelessness in performing their duty, which included 45 employees in agriculture department 47 Patwari working in revenue department, 44 Gram Panchayat workers and 134 Numburdar besides few employees of agriculture department were also suspended by the government and charge sheeted under Rule 8.

According to information district-wise number of crop stubble burning cases   has been recorded as 617  cases in Fatehabad, 655 cases in Kaithal , 411 cases in Jind, 292 cases in Kurukshetra, 290 cases  in Karnal, 215 cases  in Ambala, 176 cases in Sirsa, 133 cases in Yamunanagar, 77 cases in Hisar, 55 cases in Panipat, 50 cases each in Palwal and Sonipat, 20 cases in Rohtak, 3 cases in Bhiwani, 2 cases in Jhajjar and one case in Faridabad district.