Shamli: As stubble burning is a primary factor for heavy air pollution in Delhi and NCR region, the Shamli district administration is using a strict approach to prevent it. Besides, the provision of free 15,000 bottles of blo – decomposers, farmers are advised to donate the bio waste after paddy harvest to cow shelters ” We have set a target to receive 600 tons of stubble waste to be deposited at cow shelters in the district and various methods of residue management are being taught to farmers through seminars, ” said DM Shamli Jasjeet Kaur.
The district administration has warned that if any incident of stubble farming is found, FIR will be filed against the farmer and village Pradhan. Farmer leader Kapil Khatian ” We are facing the problem of fodder as crops have been affected due to late rain, and straw has also decreased due to the low yield of wheat. Thus, farmers will also use the leftover stubble as fodder The government should take care of Delhi – NCR garbage dumps, prevent them from fire “