Mayor’s Shocking Discovery: MCD Garbage Truck Caught Dumping Waste in Ghaziabad, Unveiling Corruption Scandal

Mayor Sunita Dayal Catches MCD Vehicle Carrying Garbage in Morta and Raj Nagar Extension

“Jiron Engineering Firm Accused of Dumping Delhi’s Waste in Ghaziabad, Causing Environmental Hazards”

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Ghaziabad: In a surprising turn of events, Mayor Sunita Dayal apprehended an MCD vehicle transporting waste in Ghaziabad. The trucks were en route to the dumping ground in Morta, situated in Rajnagar Extension, Ghaziabad. Mayor Dayal, accompanied by her team, promptly seized six trucks and handed them over to the Nandgram Police Station.

It is noteworthy that the Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation had signed an agreement with Jiron Engineering Pvt. Ltd. on June 24, 2022, for a duration of five years or until the completion of the Galand Dumping Ground project, aimed at the consolidation, processing, and disposal of solid waste within the jurisdiction of Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation.

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As per the terms of the contract, the contractor had the exclusive rights to handle waste within the boundaries of the Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation, without the authority to collect, process, or dispose of waste from any other region or state. To carry out waste consolidation, processing, and disposal, the Processing Ground was established in Morata, Ghaziabad district.

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Today, on June 30, 2023, the corporation received confidential information about the fraudulent activities of the aforementioned company. Around 10:30 am, the petitioner, along with Mayor and Councilors Rajeev Sharma, Praveen Choudhary, and former Councilor Mukesh Garg, arrived at the scene and discovered trucks loaded with waste on Bhatta Road and Shahpur Morata Road. The trucks had the inscription “MCD Delhi” written on them. Upon questioning the drivers, they revealed that they had been disposing of waste at the Morata Processing Ground under the jurisdiction of the municipal corporation for the past three months. They handed over the waste to the Jiron Engineering Pvt. Ltd. and its owners/partners/directors have been implicated in fraudulent activities, deceitful documentation, and conspiring and causing financial harm to Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation.

In a shocking revelation, Jiron Engineering Pvt. Ltd., a billing company, has been accused of transferring the weight of Delhi’s garbage to the account of Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation, thereby generating financial benefits. The proper disposal of waste in Ghaziabad is suffering, as the company is neglecting Ghaziabad’s waste and instead managing Delhi’s garbage. This negligence has resulted in piles of waste accumulating in the vicinity, leading to foul odors and air pollution, significantly deteriorating the environment. Local residents have been filing complaints against the municipal corporation regarding this issue.

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In addition to this, six empty trucks labeled with “MCD Delhi” were found parked in the pipeline police station area in Morta. The trucks’ details are as follows: vehicle numbers HR69-E-6411, HR69-E-3595, UP14-KT-9932, HR69-D-5759, HR69-E-3330, and HR69-E-3303. The drivers of these trucks revealed that they had brought the waste from Delhi and were on their way back to Delhi after dumping it at the Morata sites of the municipality. The trucks have been impounded at the pipeline police station.

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Furthermore, a team from the municipality visited the Jiron Engineering Processing Unit and found a violation of all the terms and conditions of the agreement. Therefore, a plea has been made to take appropriate action against the owners, proprietors, contractors, officials, and employees of Zero Engineering Pvt. Ltd. under IPC sections 420, 467, 468, 471, and relevant provisions of the Environmental Pollution Act.

This shocking incident has raised concerns about the mismanagement of waste and the urgent need for a thorough investigation into the matter. Authorities are being urged to ensure accountability and protect the environment by taking swift and appropriate action against those responsible for these violations.

Stay tuned for further updates on this sensational incident, as the investigation unfolds the depths of this scandalous waste management saga.

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Umesh Kumar

Umesh is a senior journalist with more than 15 years of experience. Freelance photo journalist with some leading newspapers, magazines, and news websites and is now associated with Local Post as Consulting Editor

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