One dozen stone crushers situated on the banks of the Beas in Jaisinghpur sub division will be closed following recent orders of the National Green Tribunal (NGT).

Chandigarh: A monitoring panel constituted by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) reviewed the progress of the implementation of action plans for cleaning the Satluj, Beas and Ghaggar rivers.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Namita Maniktala Vs State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 10/05/2019 regarding dumping of solid waste in river Beas in the State of Himachal Pradesh.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of The State of Rajasthan Vs Union of India & Others dated 12/04/2019 regarding diversion of Beas water for Sidhmukh Nohar Project.

Some of the issues framed by the SC are the following:

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of The State of Rajasthan Vs State of Punjab & Others dated 12/04/2019 regarding physical possession of irrigation headworks at Ropar, Harike and Firozepur under Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB).

River bears brunt due to poor waste disposal management in Kullu district

Since the terrorist attack in Uri in 2016, India has worked to ensure it utilises its full claim under the Indus Waters Treaty.

On December 6 last year, the NGT’s supervising committee had inspected the Chadha Sugar Mill where in May, thousands of kgs of molasses had leaked into the Beas.

Pollution control board to submit action plan before green tribunal by January 31

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Namita Maniktala Vs State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 09/01/2019 regarding compliance of Municipal Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 at Mandi in the State of Himachal Pradesh. The Tribunal has noted in earlier orders that the solid waste was being dumped in the river Bias on account of non-compliance of the rules by the concerned municipal local bodies.

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