Top court asked Uttar Pradesh government to consider declaring certain portions of area surrounding Taj Mahal as heritage.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 28/08/2018 regarding Taj Trapezium Zone. Supreme Court held discussion with Meenakshi Dhote, who is the Professor of Environmental Planning, DSPA and Project Coordinator of Vision Document asked her to approach the Court for any assistance. With respect to declaring Agra as a heritage city, ASG has informed the Court that a communication in this regard has been sent to the Government of Uttar Pradesh to send a proposal for declaring Agra as a heritage city.

The method being used for the 'revival', however, has irked environment activists. According to activists, the concretisation and laying down of the sheets will only aid in killing the lake.

NEW DELHI: The Centre today informed the Supreme Court that the joint secretary of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and the commissioner of the Agra Division are responsible f

The government has formed a committee comprising officials of the environment ministry, experts from NEERI, IITs and various other forums to look into the issue of industrial pollution around the i

Agra: Stung by the Supreme Court’s remark to “either restore the pristine beauty of the Taj or demolish it”, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to submit a draft vision document on restoratio

Agra: The Uttar Pradesh government’s much-hyped programme of zero tolerance to use of disposal plastic, especially at Taj Mahal, hasn’t taken off as plastic water bottles and shoe covers still rema

The Yamuna has become a breeding ground for insects that swarm the monument at night. Rising pollution and the entry of newer pollutants have aggravated the problems

A bill allowing construction within 100 metres of ancient and protected monuments was passed in the Lok Sabha on 2nd January, 2018.

Till November 15 of the current fiscal, as much as Rs 191.50 crore has been spent on conservation of all centrally protected monuments/sites of national importance, Sharma said.

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