National Green Tribunal(NGT)

News:The National Green Tribunal (NGT) is currently reeling under vacancies of judges and expert members making its four zonal benches across India non-functional. Facts: About NGT: The National Green Tribunal(NGT) came into existence in 2010 under the National Green Tribunal act 2010. The act provides for effective and expeditious disposal of cases relating to environmental… Continue reading National Green Tribunal(NGT)

NGT direct U.P. govt. to take remedial action

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Uttar Pradesh government to take steps in curbing water pollution around industrial areas in the state. The order has come in the backdrop of a report furnished by the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board stating that industrial effluents are contaminating the Hindon river. Hindon River is a… Continue reading NGT direct U.P. govt. to take remedial action

Green tribunal order hits sand availability in Andhra Pradesh

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) had directed the Andhra Pradesh government to deposit ₹100 crore environment compensation for illegal sand mining. NGT’s direction came in the backdrop of a plea which had alleged illegal sand mining was causing damage to the Krishna and Godavari rivers and their tributaries in the state. Following NGT’s order mining… Continue reading Green tribunal order hits sand availability in Andhra Pradesh