Bengaluru, May 6 (IANS) Auto component maker Bosch Ltd on Saturday said it has shut down its manufacturing plant located in the catchment area of the polluted Bellandur lake here. Also Read - Diesel Generators Banned in Delhi-NCR to Curb Air Pollution From October 15
In a regulatory filing to the BSE, the company said it had temporarily ceased operations of its Adugodi plant on a notice from the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board on Friday to industrial units in the lake catchment area. Also Read - Authorities need to ensure action against violators, says NGT
The Board issued the notice following the April 19 order of the National Green Tribunal to shut down all industries in the lake’s vicinity for saving and restoring it. Also Read - SC refuses reopening of Sterlite plant, grants Vedanta liberty to approach HC
“Pursuant to the above notice, the company hereby informs the temporary closure of its facilities at Adugodi in Bengaluru with effect from today (Saturday),” said the company in the filing, adding that the loss of turnover per day is Rs 393 lakh (Rs 3.93 crore) per day, in case supplies to the customers are affected.
Bosch said it will study options to seek relief from the notice to resume operations soon.
“We will also ensure that our deliveries to the customers are not impacted,” it said in thge filing.
Asserting that it had upheld highest standards to protect environment, Bosch said it was confident of operating the plant within the prescribed norms at all its facilities.
The Bosch plant is among the industrial facilities the Board has listed in the notice and posted on its website.
This is published unedited from the IANS feed.