Gurugram, Oct. 20 -- Road dust, dumping of construction and demolition (C&D) waste and insufficient remedial measures have turned Udyog Vihar into a pollution hot spot, where the implementation the Graded Response Action Plan (Grap) is a top priority, according to officials of the Haryana State Pollution Control Board (HSPCB).

Officials said that the area was visited by a task force of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in the last week of September.

The area was also visited by the Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (Epca) chairman in 2019 and deficiencies were identified, with the same to be addressed as per an order issued by deputy commissioner Amit Khatri on October 14 to prevent severe air pollution in ...