NGT imposes interim penalty of Rs 1 crore on Grasim Industries
24th Jul 2019

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has imposed an interim penalty of Rs 1 crore on Grasim Industries for storing huge stock of the mercury, obtained as a by-product, in its premises in Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh (UP).

Grasim Industries is the flagship company of the Aditya Birla Group. The company’s businesses comprise viscose staple fibre, cement, chemicals and textiles. Its core businesses are VSF and cement, which contribute to over 90% of its revenues and operating profits.