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Bizmen hail CGWA’s revised rule on drawing groundwater

Ludhiana: In a relief to city traders, the Central Ground Water Authority (CGWA) has withdrawn the condition of installing costly piezometers for the factories drawing lower than 10 cubic metres of groundwater per day. This was once disclosed on Monday by the place of job bearers of Chamber of Industrial and Commercial Undertakings (CICU).

CICU president Upkar Singh Ahuja and basic secretary Pankaj Sharma issued a joint commentary declaring, “From now on, the factories which draw groundwater lower than 10 cubic metres/day, needn't set up piezometers — a tool costing round Rs80,000. This will lead to huge cost saving for such businessmen.”

CGWA has issued a notification in this regard and the businessmen will have to observe the fresh instructions, they mentioned. CICU is working for aid in use of water in trade, which can lead to environment-friendly operations. “Sustainable growth of the trade is CICU’s priority and various training workshops are planned in the near long run for a similar,” Ahuja mentioned. tnn

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