Industries urged to use green fuel
Hyderabad: The State Pollution Control Boar (TSPCB) on Saturday held a meeting with various stakeholders to reduce air pollution in the city. The representatives of the industries from Jeedimetla area, officials of CNG supplier Bhagyanagar Gas Ltd and HPCL, BPCL and IOCL attended the meeting. The aim of the meeting was to promote the use of cleaner fuels by the industries, which will help in the reduction of air pollution in the city. Addressing the meeting, member secretary of TPSCB, V Anil Kumar said, “CNG/LPG being cleaner fuel will not only reduce the emissions but also have several co-benefits such as reduced maintenance, increased efficiency, and reduction in emissions due to solid fuels handling etc.” He also urged the representatives of industries to know their responsibility and how it is a collaborative action which will ensure cleaner air in the city. More than 30 representatives from various industries in Jeedimetla area participated in the meeting and informed that they are ready to fulfill the requirements with safety measures to reduce air pollution.