India, Dec. 7 -- The North Delhi Municipal Corporation has planned an intensive sealing drive against polluting units in outer Delhi's Tikri, Mundka and Nangloi on Friday and Saturday. Officials said action will be taken without serving any showcause notice to these units which are running illegally from non-conforming areas.

The decision to carry out the sealing drive was taken on the direction of Environment Pollution Control Committee (EPCA) after reports of rising pollution levels in these areas due to open burning of plastic waste.

EPCA chairman Bhurelal said, "These units are running from every second residential property in the area. The factory owners are burning plastic waste to produce granules and also using rubber as fuel. T...