No reaction from Govt on dumping of medicines

Though the BEML officials had already filed the report, the government officials concerned have not bothered to visit the spot let alone conducting an inquiry into the incident.
A report this regard was published in Deccan Herald in the May 21 issue. Taking notice of the report BEML Vigilance Force had conducted the inspection. The samples of the expired medicines were later taken by a doctor from the Medical Centre. The primary test results of the samples have revealed that most medicines belonged to Ayurvedic Department.
The BEML officials limited their investigations as the medicines didn’t to belong to its Medical Centre. Further, the area where the medicines had been discarded comes under the Factory.

The City Municipal Council officials are also hesitant to clear the medicines as being a biological waste the presence of officers from environment department is must while clearing the waste.

The canal was dry all these days dry barring water in few areas. However, the rains that lashed the district few days ago has brought back water in the canal. It poses a dangers as the water along with expired medicines will now flow into farmers’ land, said farmers from Ghattakamadhenahalli.

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