Villagers oppose Suven Pharma’s expansion in Suryapet
Public hearing of expansion of Suven Pharma located near Suryapet town was conducted on the company premises at Shanthi Nagar village on Thursday.
Suryapet: Public hearing of expansion of Suven Pharma located near Suryapet town was conducted on the company premises at Shanthi Nagar village on Thursday.
People of Dasaigudem, Vasram Thanda, Kesaram Ramla Thanda, Durajpally, Shanthi Nagar and other villages participated in the meeting. Few people informed Joint Collector Sanjeeva Reddy and officials of State Pollution Control Board that they were ready to extend their cooperation if they do not get affected by the pollution from the company and depletion of groundwater. Lest, they oppose the expansion.
Meanwhile, villagers of Dasaigudem, who were victims of the company raised slogans against the expansion. This crested tension in the meeting for some time and police controlled the situation by counseling the protesters.
Few villagers in the meeting demanded the officials concerned and company management to provide jobs to locals in the company’s expansion unit. Pollution Control Board district official Jawahar lal, GM DIC Babu Rao, RDO Mohan Rao, Tahsildar Mahamood Ali, company vice-president GV Sheshagiri Rao, DGM Veeriaiah, Ramulu and large number of villagers attended the programme.