Closure notices slapped on 5 pharma cos in AP

The district administration today served orders to close down immediately five companies in Ramky Pharma City for causing excessive air pollution in and around Tadi Village in Parawada Mandal in the District of Port City. According to District Revenue Divisional Officer and Sub-Divisional Magistrate Govindarajulu, thePollution Control Board confirmed high air pollution levels from the five companies after a 72-hour study at Tadi. The companies to face closure were Mylon Laboratories , Vegesna Laboratories Prviate Limited, Auctus Pharma Private Limited, Vijay Organics Limited and Acacia Life Sciences Private Limited. The notices were served under 133 CRPC keeping in view public health in general, he added.