Report of Core Committee Constituted by NGT for “Monitoring of Potential Hazards of Industrial Development in Singrauli Area”

The Tribunal had constituted a core committee to monitor the potential hazards of industrial development in Singrauli area and five sub-committees for quantification of industrial pollution and impact assessment of water, air, soil and health in and around Singrauli. The committee informed the bench that ground water in the villages near Singrauli was contaminated with high fluoride and mercury concentration. The level of mercury concentration in ground water was found to be exceeding the limit of 0.001 mg/litre in the samples collected from Kirwani, Parasi, Harrahwa, Naktu, Sirsoti, Chilkadand, Parsavar-raja, Govindpur, Kusmaha, Khairahi, Jayant Colony, Jaitpur, MPCC colony, and Dibulganj villages, the report said.