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Aug 31, 2018· For instance, the government’s CETP, which can treat a maximum of 9 MLD of tannery waste and 27 MLD of sewage, was designed on the assumption that there were 175 tanneries in Kanpur.

Feb 18, 2020· KANPUR: The Regional Pollution Control Board of Uttar Pradesh has ordered 248 tanneries in Jajmau area of Kanpur to stop their operations from February 19 till further orders, without assigning any reason.

Jul 30, 2016· At Old Kanpur's Pech Bagh, a street once famous for raw hide godowns, more than a third have shut in over the last two years. Around 100 remain, struggling against mechanised slaughterhouses and ...

Jun 13, 2020· In a major relief, 50% of Kanpur tanneries are being shut Jun 13, 2020 | Leather , News & Insights The UP Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) has issued a roster for 262 functional tanneries in Kanpur, under which half of the units would operate during the first fortnight of the month, while the remaining would operate in the second fortnight.

Jun 11, 2015· A total of 3,000 tanneries are estimated to be running in Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Punjab, besides Kanpur, which is the leather hub of India. Together, they …

Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), March 26 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) has ordered closure of 95 tanneries in Jajmau area with immediate effect for an indefinite period as ...

Mar 28, 2019· March 28, 2019 April 3, 2019 Guru 0 Comments Ganga, Kanpur, Pollution, Tannery, Yogi Adityanath Ganga, which was touted as clean during Kumbh, has black water gushing down at one its ghats in Kanpur. It is effluent coming from tanneries, which were shut during the pilgrimage held in Prayagraj (earlier known as Allahabad) from January 15 to March 4.

May 29, 2019· From a humble beginning nearly 240 years ago, the leather tanning industry in Kanpur city of UP grew in leaps and bounds. But it has seen a downfall during the past five years. For the first time nearly 140 leather tanneries have shut their business raising a question on their survival. History:

Aug 05, 2017· But will that act as a final call for tanneries at Kanpur to clean up? In 1801, a city was born on the banks of the oldest and purest river …

Aug 05, 2017· But will that act as a final call for tanneries at Kanpur to clean up? In 1801, a city was born on the banks of the oldest and purest river of India: Ganga. The city went by the name of Cawnpore ...

Apr 04, 2020· Shut since Kumbh Kanpur tannery owners await orders to reopen. ... (LIWA) of about 125 small and big tanneries, said Kanpur is a famed leather city and India exports leather products — like belts, shoes and horse saddles — to Europe and the US, besides domestic consumption by the armed forces and civilians.

May 17, 2018· When the World Health Organisation (WHO) released a list of world’s most polluted cities in May 2018, Kanpur topped with PM 2.5 concentration of 173 micrograms per cubic metre. Also, the 400-odd tanneries of Kanpur are a major cause of water pollution with the pH level of Ganga waters being as high as 7.5-8.47 against permissible 6-7.

Apr 05, 2021· Kanpur’s leather tannins, recently revived after a record nine-month closure, were shut down again through October 31st. This time the UP Jal Nigam ordered the closure as it had started the cleaning process of the 1,165 meter …

Feb 17, 2020· The Regional Pollution Control Board of Uttar Pradesh has ordered 248 tanneries in Jajmau area of Kanpur to stop their operations from February …

May 22, 2018· He said the leather industry in Kanpur exports goods of around Rs 6,000 crore while the domestic industry also amounts to nearly the same figure. “On one hand Centre asks us to increase our exports but on the other hand the state government orders to shut down tanneries for three months,” he added.

Feb 19, 2020· Kanpur tanneries asked to shut down again. Aftab Alam, a leather exporter, said the closure order would not only damage the business image of tanneries but would affect leather export too. by IANS. February 19, 2020. 1 minute read. Total. 0. Shares. 0. 0. 0.

Mar 12, 2021· Tanneries shut in Kanpur, business shifts to Bangladesh and West Bengal | Lucknow News Kanpur Observer Send an email March 12, 2021 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Tumblr

95 Kanpur tannaries shut indefinitely. Kanpur, March 26: The Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) has ordered closure of 95 tanneries in Jajmau area with immediate effect for an ...

Oct 05, 2019· The owners of tanneries in Kanpur alleged that the government was “deliberately harassing them.” (File) NEARLY TWO months after the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) allowed tanneries in Kanpur to reopen with riders, the board has issued fresh direction to shut all 122 tanneries again.

Mar 25, 2021· The District Magistrate Kanpur had also shot off a letter on July 31 2020 to the owners of these 94 tanneries warning them not to throw contaminated water into sewer lines. But they continued to ...

Oct 11, 2019· The Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) has ordered tanneries in Kanpur to shut down. What is the order? In August 2019, UPPCB had permitted 126 tanneries to run at 50% capacity, provided they fulfilled the pollution norms. But, a report of the Ganga monitoring wing of the National Green Tribunal found the shortcomings in this.

Jun 14, 2017· KANPUR: With 15 more polluting tanneries in Jajmau in Kanpur and Banthara in Unnao shut down, the number of such units closed in the past couple of months has reached 67. The lock-down drive was ...

Mar 07, 2019· On November 16, 2018, during the CM Yogi Adityanath’s Kanpur visit, he expressed his disappointment over the dirt falling in the Ganga and rebuked the officers and the engineers. The authorities blamed the leather industry of Jajamau for it. However, the Regional Pollution Control Board issued an order to close the tanneries.

Lucknow/Kanpur: In what can be termed as another jolt for the leather industry of Kanpur, once known as the Manchester of the East, the Bharatiya Janata Party-led Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has ordered shutdown of leather processing units or tanneries till February last week. The UP government’s order to close the tanneries is a bid keep the water of the holy …

In recent research, I, along with my co-authors, examine the impact of a landmark piece of judicially-mandated environmental legislation in Kanpur: the 1987 Supreme Court (SC) decision in the M.C. Mehta versus Union of India case mandates, among other things, tanneries in Kanpur to either clean up or shut down (Joshi et al. 2016).

Apr 29, 2019· In poll season, Kanpur tanners bristle over Ganga clean-up Tanneries shut down ahead of the Kumbh Mela still remain closed 2019-04-29 - Jacob Koshy In the industrial belt of Jajmau, at the city’s periphery, there’s visible anger at the government.

Kanpur tanneries shut down again, this time for sewer cleaning Tanneries in Kanpur were first closed down in December last year due to the Mahakumbh in Prayagraj for a period of three months. READ ...

Dec 27, 2018· 19 Kanpur tanneries told to shut down as effluents overflow. All units connected to a pumping station but system broken, say officials. In May this year, chief minister Yogi Adityanath had asked the Kanpur administration to close all the functional tanneries in Jajmau between December 15, 2018, and March 15, 2019. Telegraph file picture.

Apr 28, 2019· Tanneries shut down ahead of the Kumbh Mela still remain closed ... naala was a “trick” played by the government to deceive people into believing that the Ganga had been cleaned in Kanpur ...

May 31, 2019· Kanpur - once Cawnpore, the Manchester of the East - is facing troubled times with over 300 tanneries having shut down. The four lakh people working in this industry face an uncertain future. Taj Alam, President of UP Leather Association, said: "Even if all 700-odd tanneries are shut down, effluents will still continue to pollute the Ganga as ...

Aug 31, 2018· From seven tanneries in 1947, the industry in Kanpur grew to 175 organised tanneries by 1992 — meaning they were part of an association and …

Dec 23, 2010· Five tanneries shut in Kanpur; Five tanneries shut in Kanpur With Magh mela beginning in Allahabad next month,the UP Pollution Control Board authorities have ordered closure of five tanneries. Written by Express News Service | Kanpur | …

Lucknow, July 31 (KNN) More than 400 tanneries in Kanpur and a number of leather industries are still waiting for state authorities’ permission to start their units again in the region which were closed back in December 2018 due to Kumbh Mela. Closed since December 2018 before the start of Kumbh Mela, tannery units in Kanpur have not received any kind of directions from the …

May 22, 2018· He said the leather industry in Kanpur exports goods of around Rs 6,000 crore while the domestic industry also amounts to nearly the same figure. “On one hand Centre asks us to increase our exports but on the other hand the state government orders to …

May 31, 2019· Kanpur, May 31 (IANS) The tannery business in Kanpur is breathing its last. Tannery units were shut down in December for the Kumbh Mela. The Kumbh is already over but the Uttar Pradesh government has not allowed the tanneries to reopen. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday ordered closure of 78 tanneries located in Unnao […]

Apr 05, 2021· Kanpur’s leather tannins, recently revived after a record nine-month closure, were shut down again through October 31st. This time the UP Jal Nigam ordered the closure as it had started the cleaning process of the 1,165 meter long sewer. The tanners are obviously furious about the timing of the decision as the regular closings of […]

Dec 05, 2017· Tanneries in the Kanpur-Unnao industrial belt of Uttar Pradesh discharge effluents into the river, untreated. Toxic fumes make the air unbreathable. “It’s so bad that even our utensils turn black,” Pankaj Kumar, who lives along the riverbanks, said. ... Another 100 have shut after the twin blows of demonetisation and the Goods and ...

Jun 06, 2020· Meanwhile, the General secretary of the Leather Industries Welfare Association, Asad Iraqi, claimed that the correct figures were not being presented and …

Sep 24, 2018· More trouble in India as five tanneries have been shut down by authorities for discharging toxic effluent into local waterways. The latest incident is in Kanpur, where the Central Pollution Control Board informed the National Green Tribunal that the units lacked NOC from the Central Ground Water Authority.

Mar 20, 2019· The tanneries had to close down to make space. Kanpur District Magistrate Vijay Vishwas Pant says the tanneries were told to self-regulate and operate at half capacity for the duration of the Kumbh mela. But their discharge was ‘very high,” he said, “much more than the installed capacity.”

Mar 10, 2019· Forced Shut for Three Months for Kumbh, Kanpur's Tanneries May Not Recover. Despite following rigorous effluent-treatment rules, this largely Muslim-owned industry has …

Jun 07, 2020· 138 polluting tanneries shut for 15 days in Kanpur June 7, 2020 June 7, 2020 admin 0 Comments Ganga, Kanpur, Pollution, Tannery. The Kanpur district administration has ordered 138 tanneries to suspend their production for 15 days on the grounds that they have been discharging effluents above the permissible limits into the Ganga river.

Dec 20, 2018· He said that even though Kanpur tanneries will keep on working at reduced capacity, a hundred per cent closure of tanneries will occur in Unnao. ... 154 tanneries have been shut down since 2016 ...

Mar 26, 2021· 95 Kanpur tannaries shut indefinitely Around 217 tanneries in Jajmau have been operating as per 15-day roster issued by the district magistrate on July 31, 2020. IANS | Kanpur | March 26, 2021 4:29 pm

Feb 29, 2020· Commenting on the move, Naiyar Jamal, former general secretary of Kanpur Tanneries Association, told NewsClick: "The tanneries in Kanpur were shut down for 14 months on the order of government. They re- opened two months ago and now again UPPCB has ordered to shut 248 tanneries till next further order with giving any reason.

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Apr 01, 2021· A new stop for tanning activities in Jaimau. The Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) has ruled that all activities for 95 tanneries in the district of Kanpur, India, is to shut down indefinitely. The stop was decided due to the overload of a pumping station of the water treatment system. A problem that, in terms, was created by the fact that companies are dumping wastewater …

May 14, 2019· Tanneries in Uttar Pradesh are still shut after the Uttar Pradesh Government had ordered shut down for the Kumbh Mela, the owners claim that the industry is facing losses to the tune of crores and which is also impacted revenue generated by the state, the owners further staged the shut down order has not been revoked yet and the owner also said that over 400 tanneries are shut from …

Mar 05, 2019· "We have Rs 20,000-crore domestic business and Rs 8,000-crore export business from Kanpur. With tanneries shut for three months, the customer is …

Aug 06, 2014· Industry on the Banks: Deep Inside Kanpur’s Tanneries. One river, 18,000 feet, 1,500 miles. In the fall of 2013, photographer and videographer Pete McBride, along with professional climbers Jake ...

Dec 13, 2018· Earlier, tanneries were ordered to completely shut down operations during Dec-Mar for Kumbh Mela In a major relief to the Kanpur leather tanneries, staring at potential losses of more than Rs 30 billion due to a complete shutdown ordered earlier from December 15 to March 15 in view of the Kumbh Mela 2019, the Uttar Pradesh green watchdog has now allowed them to operate at a 50 per …

Mar 28, 2019· After Abattoirs, Tanneries Shut Down in Uttar Pradesh: Vivian Fernandes brings us a ground report and analysis from Kanpur, where the recent days have seen closure of many tanneries.