Andhra Pradesh HC extends interim suspension on APPCB closure order of Amara Raja Batteries’ plants

The closure order of APPCB was for the company’s plants at Karakambadi, Tirupati, and Nunegundlapalli Village, Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh. The next hearing is scheduled for October 28, 2021.

Sep 28, 2021 09:09 IST India Infoline News Service

Amara Raja
Amara Raja Batteries Limited informed the exchanges that the High Court of Andhra Pradesh heard the matter on closure notice from Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APPCB), for the company’s plants in Chittoor and has extended the interim suspension of said orders of APPCB. The next hearing is scheduled for October 28, 2021.

On April 30, 2021, the company had received closure orders from APPCB, for the company’s Plants situated at Karakambadi, Tirupati, and Nunegundlapalli Village, Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh. The company had approached the High Court which had stayed the APPCB’s suspension order.

“The company has always placed highest priority on the environment, health and safety of its workforce and communities around it. We take this opportunity to once again thank all our stakeholders who reposed faith in us and we will continue to strive to meet all their expectations,” company said.

Ata round 10.00 am, Amara Raja Batteries Ltd was trading at Rs766.95 per piece up by Rs4.15 or 0.54% from its previous closing of Rs762.80 per piece on the BSE.

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