Special Correspondent

VELLORE: Collector C. Rajendran will meet owners of tanneries in Ambur, Vaniyambadi and Pernambut on the premises of the common effluent treatment plant run by the Vaniyambadi Effluent Treatment Company Ltd. (VANITEC) at Vaniyambadi at 10.30 a.m. on May 11.

The meeting with the owners of tanneries in Ranipet and Melvisharam will be held at the conference hall of the Collectorate at 4.30 p.m. the same day.

The Collector will stress the need for tannery owners adhering by safety measures for workers handling effluents and insist on proper treatment of liquid effluents and safe disposal of solid sludge, a release stated.