East Delhi Municipal Corporation on Tuesday issued challan amounting Rs 15 lakh against 164 violators of pollution norms.
EDMC did inspection of 209 sites between October 14 and 19 to ensure full compliance of pollution norms.
The dumping of construction debris was rampant in the area. It is main contributor to the dust pollution.
73 violators were penalised for garbage and biomass burning. 54 were found to be doing demolition and construction without following the norms.
Challans were also issued for construction materials lying on road.
EDMC is currently carrying out a special drive to bring the pollution level down. It is also sprinkling water in its areas to check air pollution.
The areas where water sprinkling is going on are Mayur Vihar Phase 1, Subhash Market, Karawal Nagar, Ambedkar Marg, Vikas Marg, Patparganj, Kali Ghata Road etc.