Tag: Ngt

NGT Raps Odisha Govt Over Sand Smuggling From Mahanadi River Bed, Imposes Rs38L Fine
NGT Raps Odisha Govt Over Sand Smuggling From Mahanadi River Bed, Imposes Rs38L Fine

The tribunal also directed the State government to take stringent measures to check illegal sand mining.

  • Wednesday, 09 March 2022
NGT Directs State Pollution Bodies To File Reports On E-Waste Recycling Industries

As per the plea, nearly 100-200 "Red category" and highly polluting units are illegally operating in the Sarurpur Industrial area which burns approximately 40-50 tons of E-Waste daily which has made the environment of the region toxic.

  • Tuesday, 08 February 2022
NGT Slaps Rs 2 Crore Fine On JSPL For Damages To Nandira River In Angul
Damages To Nandira River In Angul: NGT Imposes Fine On JSPL

The eastern Bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) in Kolkata has imposed a fine of Rs 2 crore on Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL), Angul taking cognizance of the damages allegedly caused by the steel major to the ecology of Nandira River in Angul. 

  • Sunday, 28 November 2021
SC Rules NGT Has Powers To Take Suo Moto Cognisance On Environmental Issues

A bench of Justices A.M. Khanwilkar, Hrishikesh Roy, and C.T. Ravikumar delivered the judgment on a batch of petitions which raised the issue whether the NGT has suo motu jurisdiction.

  • Thursday, 07 October 2021
Odisha Capital's Open Drains Violate NGT Norms
Half A Dozen Deaths In 6 Yrs: Odisha Capital's Open Drains Violate NGT Norms

As per NGT orders and rules, natural drains shouldn't be covered and concretised. Around natural or primary drains, a buffer zone of 50mt need to be ensured. Also, pillars or fencing have to  be undertaken to demarcate

  • Monday, 20 September 2021
NGT Directs Odisha To Notify Elephant Corridors
NGT Directs Odisha Govt To Notify 14 Identified Elephant Corridors In State

The National Green Tribunal, the country’s apex judicial body adjudicating environmental cases, on Thursday asked the Odisha government to notify the 14 elephant corridors in the State as identified in the Action Plan prepared by the Asian Nature Conservation Foundation (ANCF) and the State Forest authorities.

  • Thursday, 19 August 2021
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 directs district admin to take action against Montecarlo Construction Limited

Keonjhar: The National Green Tribunal (NGT), Western Zone, has directed the Keonjhar district administration to look into the land grabbing allegations against Montecarlo Construction Limited in the district and take stringent action. The Montecarlo Construction was accused of grabbing reserved forest and tribal community lands. As per the allegations, the company had undertaken the construction […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
OSPCB to seal hotels in Puri for defaulting on penalty

Puri: The Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) has now geared up to crack whip on defaulting hoteliers who are yet to deposit penalty for flouting pollution norms in the pilgrim  city of Puri. Official sources said, a list of defaulters is now being prepared and the process to seal the hotels is likely to […]

  • Friday, 23 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: Chhattisgarh’s writ petition against NGT order not maintainable, says Calcutta HC

Bhubaneswar/Kolkata: In yet another jolt to Chhattisgarh, the Calcutta High Court on Wednesday asked it to withdraw the writ petition challenging an order of Kolkata bench of National Green Tribunal to halt construction of 31 projects undertaken by the State on the Mahanadi River. The Bench comprising acting Chief Justice Nishita Mhatre and Justice Tapabrata […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
SC to hear Mahanadi river water dispute case today

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear a petition moved by the Odisha government on the Mahanadi River water dispute today. A three-judge bench including Chief Justice J S Khehar will hear the case on the inter-state river water dispute between Odisha and Chhattisgarh. Earlier, on July 25, the Centre and both the state governments […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021