MGNREGS Cell of North 24- Parganas in collaboration with Sunderbans affairs department has taken up mangrove plantation to prevent soil erosion and protect river banks in Sunderbans areas, which ha

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs State of West Bengal and Ors. dated 07/09/2015 regarding consumption of arsenic contaminated ground water resulting in suffering from various diseases, West Bengal.

Different newspaper reports have been annexed including a recent one where it is reported that the villagers of Ghaighata of North 24 Parganas District and the people of Teghoria of Dum Dum Municipality are leaving their dwelling places due to such arsenic contamination of drinking water.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT), Eastern Zone Bench, on Thursday ordered a blanket ban on construction in the Sundarbans.

At least 26 people have lost their lives as the flood-like situation continued in various parts of Gujarat and Odisha on Wednesday.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT), Eastern Bench on 1 July 2015 directed the West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) to file a report on why mechanized boats, motor boats and launches using adulterated fuel and plying in the Sunderbans should not be asked to undergo pollution tests. Read full text of this NGT order.

After a gap of almost two months, swine flu claimed another life in West Bengal.

34 new cases of swine flu, highest reported in a day since January, today surfaced in West Bengal even as no death was recorded in the last 24 hours due to H1N1 virus, officials said here.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Tribunal on its own Motion regarding Sunderbans Forests Vs Union of India and Ors dated 04/03/2015 regarding construction of houses on the mudflats of the river Matla under the Gitanjali Scheme of Housing. The Applicant has alleged that its causing illegal encroachment on the mangrove area of Sunderban forest and also causing violation of the CRZ regulations in Sunderban Biosphere Reserve.

Once forced to drink arsenic- contaminated ground water, residents of a remote hamlet in West Bengal near Indo-Bangla border are now purifying water from ponds and selling packaged safe drinking wa

KOLKATA: The Eastern Zone Bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) to close down three units in Ganganagar in North 24-Parganas that w