Jullundur Gymkhana, Hotel Fortune & Leo Hotel face potential Rs. 25,000 fine following a 7-day notice from MC

The Jalandhar Municipal Corporation (MC), conducted an inspection in 5 big hotels of the city, among which 3 were found to have flaws in the cleanliness & waste management systems

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Prominent Jalandhar hotels, the Jullundur Gymkhana, Hotel Fortune and Leo Hotel have been issued a 7-day notice by Jalandhar Municipal Corporation (MC). The notice comes after flaws were found in the hotels’ cleanliness and waste management systems. As per the corporation, out of the 5 hotels which were inspected, these 3 were found to have been not optimal as per the standards. If the hotels fail to address the issues, a potential fine of Rs. 25,000 will be imposed. Failing that, an NGT will be issued under the National Green Tribunal Act 2016, which will call for a harsher punishment.


Hotel Fortune had a 10 kg capacity machine installed for waste management, which was not in working condition. Besides, there were arrangements to convert 50 kg of garbage into compost in the Gymkhana, but the Gymkhana waste management failed to do so. This action has been taken on the orders of Corporation Commissioner Gautam Jain.


Giving information, Dr. Krishna Sharma said that the waste management machines in Gymkhana Club and Hotel Fortune were small and waste management was not being done properly.


The health team of the Municipal Corporation conducted an investigation regarding cleanliness and waste management in 5 big hotels of the city which include the Gymkhana Club, Hotel Fortune, Ramada Encore, Skylark Hotel and Leo Hotel. Flaws were found in three of these renowned hotels regarding waste management due to which Health Officer Dr. Krishna issued a 7-day notice, failing which a penalty of Rs. 25,000 will be imposed.