Tuticorin: Sterlite Industries Thursday said it is committed to implementing global standards of environment, health and safety at its plant here which has received the National Green Tribunal nod to re-start operations.
On May 31, a bench headed by tribunal Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar at Delhi allowed Sterlite to start operating its plant and said it would start operating in the presence of a committee set up by the tribunal in a week's time.
The facility was closed on orders of Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board which carried a preliminary inspection of the plant on March 23 following public complaints of gas emission.
In a statement here, Sterlite said it has invested over Rs 4,000 crore and is committed to developing this industry due to its contribution to employment both direct and indirect as well as development of ancillary industries, it said.
"We remain dedicated to implementing best global standards of environment, health and safety at our plant and to the well being of the community around us, a company release said.
First Published: Thursday, June 6, 2013, 22:58