Bilaspur: City MLA Shailesh Pandey inspected the coal beneficiary and the liquor plant today on Monday at Bilaspur. The city MLA has raised the question during the assembly sessions of state regarding environmental pollution, water pollution, air pollution, poisonous liquor, illicit liquor pollution due to coal beneficiaries. Now investigation has been started and its report will be submitted to the government in the upcoming assembly session.
MLA Shailesh Pandey had raised questions in the Legislative Assembly regarding the continuous pollution, illegal liquor, and improper disposal of waste material of the Bilaspur region. Five major industries of the region were included in that inspection, from where continuous complaints have been registered. After the question was raised, the assembly ordered all those five industries of the Chhattisgarh Government's Environment Department to investigate and submit the report. Welcome Distillery Private Limited, M / s Minerals Eiffel Coal, M / s Maheshwari Coal and Infrastructure, Bhatia Wine Merchant Private Limited, and Hind Energy and Coal beneficiary India Pvt Ltd.
State Minister Mohammad Akbar issued a letter to the Environment Department and instructed the ministry to inspect the spot and send all the information regarding irregularities to the government. These big industries have also generated revenue of thousands of crores to the state. After the order, the team of officials of the Department of Environment and Excise reached the industries under the leadership of Shailesh Pandey.
All procedures were inspected at the liquor plant. The entire process of winemaking, testing, bottling, packing, and export from there were inspected by the MLA Shailesh Pandey and his team. Discussion regarding wastewater, waste material, and health issues of people living nearby also got done. Officials of the Excise department have taken different water samples to inspect all the procedures.
Shailesh Pandey has given instructions to the coal and liquor industries and said that all the instructions of the environmental protection board should be followed by the industries and the health of the people should be the first priority.