NEW DELHI: Road deaths in India increased to nearly 1.49 lakh in 2018 with Uttar Pradesh registering the maximum spike in fatalities.

The official claimed that the noise pollution was being caused due to the increasing number of vehicles by 15 to 20 per cent.

He said that construction of such mega projects should not affect the forests, local environment, people and wildlife.

Anantapur best district, Simhachalam best religious place

Commercial production set to begin in 2020; expected to yield 750 kg per yr year.

The report said that the fiscal situation has been deteriorating for all states since 2013.

Green energy: VPT is generating 17 million units of power per annum from its 10 MW captive solar power plant set up with an investment of ₹60 crore.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jammula Choudharaiah & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 21/01/2019 regarding the construction activities undertaken by the State of Andhra Pradesh by way of Purushothapatnam Lift Irrigation Scheme without Environmental Clearance. The project is located at the Akhanda Godavari Left Bank at Km 40.800 near Purushothapatnam Village in Seethanagaram(M), East Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh which involves diversion of flow of River Godavari to Yeluru River.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matte of M/s Maruthi Building Materials Vs The Member Secretary, Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board & Others dated 16/01/2019 regarding stone crushing units in the village of Nemakal in Bommanhal mandal of Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh.

Order of the National in the matter of C. Janardana Reddy Vs Jio Reliance Company dated 09/01/2019 regarding illegal felling of trees in Kurnool District of Andhra Pradesh for laying underground Optic- Fibre line from Nannoor to Veldurthy Village by ‘JIO-Reliance’. A report submitted by the Divisional Forest Officer states that about 125 avenue trees of species such as Kanuga, Seematangedu, Peltofurum and Neem on the left side of the road were felled without any permission.

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