Strict Action Needed Against Industries Releasing Pollutants Beyond Permissible Levels: Chhattisgarh Environment Minister Mohammad Akbar
Akbar, who took charge as chief of Environment Protection Division, said division officials needed to improve their way of working.
Mohammad Akbar, environment minister in the Chhattisgarh state cabinet, said strict action needed to be taken against industries in the state releasing pollutants beyond the prescribed levels on January 15.
As per a New Power Game report, Akbar, who assumed charge as chief of the Environment Protection Division, in a meeting with the division officials in Raipur on Tuesday, noted that the role of the Environment Protection Division was essential to bring about improvement in the quality of the environment. Emphasising that the people wanted to see the government at work, Akbar said that the division officials needed to improve their way of working.
Akbar, who won the Kawardha seat with a record margin in the 2018 assembly elections in the state, is the lone Muslim leader elected into the Bhupesh Baghel-led Congress government. He was inducted as the minister when Baghel expanded his cabinet on December 25, 2018.