By Jagpreet Sandhu,Chandigarh,November 23 : The Chandigarh Police in order to control the noise levels produced by the DJ’s in the city organized a meeting with the DJ organizations operating in Chandigarh. The meeting was conveyed on the guidance of the senior officers and was attended by Sh. Roshan Lal, DSP/Comm. & PCR and all Inspectors of PCR. The DJ organizations were requested not to play their DJ’s above the prescribed measure of noise pollution and during the night hours i.e. 10 pm to 6 am.
An instrument for measuring sound level of noise pollution in decibel is being used by the Chandigarh Police to take legal action against the defaulter DJ operators in case noise pollution is above the prescribed decibel limit. PCR Inspectors along with technical staff with decibel measuring instrument are detail to curb the noise pollution in the area of two police stations each. All SHOs and Incharge PPs are also directed to issue instructions to all DJ operators in advance to follow the prescribed limit of noise pollution in city i.e. –
Code Category of Area/Zone Limit in dB
Day Time Night Time
A Industrial Area 75 70
B Commercial Area 65 55
C Residential Area 55 45
D Silence Zone 50 40
( Day time mean 6 am to 10 pm, Night time 10 pm to 6 am )
On this event Mr Sonu President of DJ organization also assured the Chandigarh Police about the strict compliance of law in respect of noise pollution.