The Telangana State Pollution Control Board is dithering even weeks after the deadline given to the Chengicherla abattoir for illegally dumping over 30 tonnes of animal waste in Jawaharnagar dump yard have passed and leading to the nauseous smell spreading beyond 8 km. Permanent action will be taken in this issue.
The plant for treating animal waste is under trial and will take another 10 days or more said Anil Kumar, member secretary TSPCB.
The rendering plant would take three months to become fully operationalsaid P. Venkateshwar Reddy, chief veterinary officer of the GHMC.
“The abattoir at Chengicherla doesn’t have a treatment plant but the rendering plant is under trial and would take three months to be completely operational,” Mr Reddy said.
Over one lakh residents of different colonies around the Jawaharnagar dump yard are tormenting and are demanding that abattoir be closed till the treatment plant is fully operational.
“The intensity of the smell is worsening. Is it important to allow the slaughterhouse to run for the sake of meat at the cost of our health?” said K. Ravinder, a resident of Jawaharnagar area.