Tag: National Green Tribunal

Toxic river water in Odisha
Majority of rivers' water toxic in Odisha, Gangua Nala most polluted

Gangua Nala has 19.9 mg of biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) per litre of water.

  • Friday, 07 October 2022
NGT’s jolt to Cuttack Baliyatra riverfront project, concrete work denied 
NGT’s jolt to Cuttack Baliyatra riverfront project, concrete work denied 

Similarly, the bench also recommended that 2/3rd of the reclaimed land be developed as a dense forest and 1/3rd may be developed as parks and playgrounds without allowing any commercial activities.

  • Friday, 23 September 2022
River Pollution in UP
NGT slaps Rs 120 cr fine on UP govt for river pollution, waste mismanagement

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Uttar Pradesh government to pay Rs 120 crore as fine for environmental violations, including improper solid waste management and discharge of sewage into rivers in Gorakhpur district.

  • Saturday, 17 September 2022
National Green Tribunal
NGT slaps Rs 3,000 cr penalty on Rajasthan govt for improper waste management

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Rajasthan government to pay Rs 3,000 crore as environmental compensation for improper management of solid and liquid waste.

  • Friday, 16 September 2022
Gobari river
NGT imposes Rs 28L fine on Kendrapara Municipality for polluting Gobari river 

The penalty was imposed following a complaint by Rabeya Tabbasum, a resident of the town, alleging contamination of the river due to discharged of untreated wastes. 

  • Thursday, 21 July 2022
Odisha govt feigns ignorance about NGT order on Dankari stone quarrying

Bhubaneswar: Even though three weeks have passed since the National Green Tribunal (NGT) ordered Odisha government to pay Rs 25 crore as interim compensation to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) for allowing illegal stone quarrying at Dankari Hills in Jajpur district, Forest and Environment Minister Bijayashree Routray and the local administration have feigned ignorance […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
NGT asks Odisha to form committee to look into Dankari stone quarry

Jajpur: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday directed the State government to form a joint committee and take appropriate legal action against the illegal stone quarry operations at Dankari hills of Jajpur district. Taking strong note of the case, the tribunal asked the authorities concerned to form a committee comprising Chairperson of the State […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Garbage dumping at Mahanadi, Kathajodi bank continues unabated

Cuttack: Despite directives issued by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) asking the local administration not to allow garbage dumping at Mahanadi and Kathajodi river beds, disposal of waste and building construction debris continues unabated in Cuttack. Tractors and trucks can be seen dumping heaps of garbage on the river bed at regular intervals which has […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
NGT gives green signal for Bali Jatra

Cuttack: Historic annual Bali Jatra will be held from November 4  here as the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday gave its conditional approval for the festival. The green body directed the Bali Jatra organisers to ensure that the festival is free from plastic. Besides, it asked to make arrangements for cleaning of garbage and […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Polavaram row: NGT notice to 4 states including Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today served a notice to four states, including Odisha, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh and Telengana over the contentious Polavaram project. The NGT today gave a deadline of two weeks to the four states to present their views on whether a hearing should take place on the Polavaram issue. The tribunal […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Mahanadi row: NGT extends stay on Chhattisgarh’s projects till next hearing

Bhubaneswar:  In yet another setback for Chhattisgarh government, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday extended stay on construction work on the barrages on Mahanadi River till next hearing. The NGT has directed to stop all construction work of all the projects on Mahanadi River which have not yet been commissioned till the next hearing […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Mahanadi dispute: NGT pulls up Chhattisgarh govt

Bhubaneswar: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today pulled up the Chhattishgarh government while hearing a case relating to the latter undertaking projects on the upper catchment of the Mahanadi River thereby adversely affecting the water flow into Odisha. The eastern bench of the NGT rapped the Chhattisgarh government for not appearing before the court and […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Daruthenga dumping yard row: NGT seeks affidavit from BMC

Bhubaneswar: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday instructed the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) to submit its stand point on the Daruthenga dumping yard issue in form of affidavit on May 30, after the latter failed to submit the clearance it has received from Pollution Control Board (PCB) to continue the dumping operation. BMC in […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Kims New
NGT notice to KIIT, KIMS over Forest land encroachment issue

Bhubaneswar: The National Green Tribunal (NGT), on Wednesday, issued notice to Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) and Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) here for allegedly encroaching upon forest land in the city. The Green panel has also asked the chief secretary to reply in the matter. The court was hearing a petition filed […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Subash Mohapatra
Rights activist files caveat at SC over NGT’s instruction against KIIT, KISS

Bhubaneswar: Human Rights activist Subash Mohapatra filed a caveat before the Supreme Court today requesting to get informed beforehand of any hearing against the instruction of National Green Tribunal (NGT) to remove Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) and Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) from forest land. Notably, NGT Eastern Zone, situated at Kolkata, […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021