Delhi: Municipal Corporation bans burning of coal and wood in restaurants, tandoor also banned


The East Delhi Municipal Corporation, which played an important role in increasing the level of pollution, took major action in the month of October last. The Municipal Corporation has issued 1282 challans for illegally throwing garbage and burning garbage in the open.

In view of rising air pollution levels in the capital Delhi, the East Delhi Municipal Corporation has banned the burning of coal and wood in restaurants. Apart from this, the use of toor outside the licensed premises of the restaurant is also prohibited. Violation of this order will result in penal action. The Municipal Corporation has issued this order under the implementation of Graded Response Action Plan.


The East Delhi Municipal Corporation, which played an important role in increasing the level of pollution, took major action in the month of October last. The Municipal Corporation has issued 1282 challans for illegally throwing garbage and burning garbage in the open. Apart from this, 79 challans were issued for illegal dumping of C&D waste and dust control violations at construction sites.


The municipal corporation has deployed 128 teams to check garbage dumping or burning and C&D activities, 10 mechanical road sweepers, 40 water sprinklers, 12 jetting machines for water sprinkling to control air pollution. The Municipal Corporation has reduced 61 authorized spots for dumping debris to 17. Along with this, strict instructions have been issued to the contractors to dump their C&D waste in Shastri Park Waste Processing Plant.