Affidavit filed by the state of Rajasthan in OA No. 04 of 2013 (Sonya Ghosh Vs State of Haryana & Ors.) dated 22/06/2021. The NGT, October 23, 2018 had directed the identification/classification of forest areas incorporated under Aravalli Notification, May 7, 1992.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dr. Arun Kumar Sharma Vs Ministry of Environment Forests & Climate Change & Others dated 10/03/2021.

The application challenges the Zonal Master Plan, 2030 (ZMP 2030) for the Mount Abu Eco-sensitive Zone (ESZ).

The impugned ZMP 2030 was notified on October 29, 2015 after approval by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) September 28, 2015. The petitions challenged the same as being inconsistent with the ESZ notification June 25, 2009.

Written arguments on behalf of Bharat Kumar Jain for the protection and preservation of the ecological area of Mount Abu, situated in the Aravalli range in Rajasthan.

In terms of the notification of Eco-sensitive zone of Mount Abu, various construction activities were absolutely prohibited and accordingly when it was observed that under the garb of renovation various construction activities were going on by the politically and financially influential people, the application was filed, raising a substantial question relating to the environment.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jaipal Singh Vs Lt. Governor, Delhi & Others dated 15/01/2021. The matter related to conservation and protection of Delhi Ridge which is an extension of Aravalli Range extending from Tughlaqabad and branching out in Wazirabad in the north and also other parts of Delhi.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 25/08/2020. Aishwarya Bhati, Assistant Solicitor General (ASG) informed the apex court of a news item in Times of India - which stated that an entire Aravali hillock has been flattened to build an approach road for farmhouses being constructed in village Bandhwari, around 1.5 kms off the Gurgaon­ - Faridabad road. Anil Grover, Additional Advocate General appearing on behalf of the State of Haryana, has assured the SC that needful would be done to stop further damage.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ram Avatar Yadav Vs Union of India & Others dated 14/11/2019 regarding non-forest activities on 260 acres of forest land comprising of Aravali plantation and Gair Mumkin Pahad in the village Mandawar, Gurugram District, Haryana without any forest clearance. The area is wildlife corridor. Felling of trees will be illegal and adversely impact air quality.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vivek Kamboj & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 23/04/2019 regarding solid waste management in Gurgaon, Haryana. The NGT expressed its displeasure at the "incapacity, incompetence and unwillingness of the Municipal Corporation, Gurgaon to perform its duty to handle solid waste in a scientific manner" and said the case has been pending for the last four years with the local authorities not performing their job.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Satbir Singh Vs State of Haryana dated 16/04/2019 regarding illegal mining by M/s Haryana Mining Company, Ghadi Khudana, District Mahendragarh, in Arawali forest land.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vivek Kamboj & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 01/03/2019 regarding damage to the environment and public health in absence of adequate steps for management of solid waste at Gurgaon in Haryana. According to the original application which was filed before this Tribunal on 16.09.2015, solid waste was being dumped in an open site in Aravali forest. Leachate generated was flowing to the seasonal water bodies contaminating the ground water and polluting the surface water.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Lt. Col. (Retd.) Sarvadaman Singh Oberoi Vs State of Haryana & Others dated 21/02/2019 regarding the area described as “Gair Mumkin Pahaar” in Aravali Hills in Faridabad District falls in the National Conservation Zone to which the Forest Conservation Act, 1980 is applicable.

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