Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vishwa Vijay Singh Vs. U.P. Pollution Control Board & Others dated 25/08/2017 regarding pollution of water resources in district Gorakhpur and Balia, Uttar Pradesh due to discharge of sewage and industrial effluent. NGT directs the State Government of Uttar Pradesh to file complete and comprehensive affidavit and the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board should also file its report in relation to the above within two weeks.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sunita Pandey & Others. Vs.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sunita Pandey & Ors. Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 26/08/2015 regarding arsenic in the ground water of District Ballia, Uttar Pradesh. The Counsel appearing for CPCB submits that the inspection has not been conducted for all the hand-pumps. However, 183 hand-pumps have been inspected and water quality of these hand pumps, have been found to be potable.

Previous Orders

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Sunita Pandey & Anr. Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 23/07/2015 regarding arsenic in the ground water of District Ballia, Uttar Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Sunita Pandey & Anr. Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 13/07/2015 regarding arsenic in the ground water of District Ballia and Lakhimpur, Uttar Pradesh.

Over 17 lakh people have been hit by the floods in Uttar Pradesh, where the situation continued to remain grim with the swollen rivers inundating thousands of villages and the death toll in the del

Focus On Health Of Kids, Pregnant Women

Lucknow: The state nutrition mission, approved by the state cabinet here on Monday, will begin with 41 high-focus districts. These districts, say officials in the state Health department, account for high rate of malnutrition. The list includes Gorakhpur, Kushinagar, Deoria, Ballia, Siddharthnagar, Bahraich, Barabanki, Shravasti, Gonda and Balrampur besides the Bundelkhand region.

The cold wave was relentless in most parts of North India on Monday, claiming six more lives to take the death toll in the past three days to eleven.

Even as the fog receded in most parts of Uttar Pradesh Monday, 26 people have died in the last 24 hours because of the extreme cold, officials said.

There had been several newspaper clippings indicating that arsenic contamination in drinking water sources in Ballia district of Uttar Pradesh is creating hardship to the local people and several people are suffering from arsenecosis disease.

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