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Source: The post is based on the article “Non-compliance of orders of the green court by governments is a serious issue” published in The Hindu on 7th July 2023
What is the News?
The chairperson of National Green Tribunal has given an interview on the performance of NGT.
What is the National Green Tribunal?
What are the three main challenges to the environment in India?
The three main challenges to the environment in India are: 1) Waste management 2) Environmental safety and 3) Safety norms in industrial processes.
How did NGT perform in the last five years?
NGT received 15,132 new cases in five years and disposed of 16,042 cases, including pending ones.
It has achieved this due to zero adjournments and has also made procedures simpler.It is also accepting only online filing and has independent verification of facts.
What are the challenges faced by the National Green Tribunal currently?
Non Compliance of NGT orders by governments continues to be a serious issue.
Lack of environmental finesse of its expert members.Usually, the expert members are specialists in one particular field and not on the environment as a whole.