Report on behalf of the committee constituted by the National Green Tribunal vide its order, 08/11/2021 in the matter of Rohit Kumar Vs State of Bihar & Others.

The matter related to illegal sand mining on the bank of Dakhner river near Paraiya (Gaya), Rafiganj Road, Gaya Bihar, which is adversely affecting the environment.

The joint committee inspected sites along the river Morhar near Dakhner, Paraiya, Rafiganj Road, district Gaya, Bihar and carried out inspections at random spots to verify illegal sand mining.

Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding News item published in India Today dated 26.12.2021 titled “7 dead in boiler explosion at noodle factory in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur, probe ordered” dated 11/01/2022. Proceedings have been initiated based on media report that seven persons died and four sustained injury after a boiler explosion in the factory of the project proponent in Bela Industrial area, Phase-II, Muzaffarpur, Bihar.

The report provides an overview of tiger monitoring studies undertaken in Valmiki Tiger Reserve (TX2 site) using intensive camera trapping and line transect and tiger & prey population estimates. The study also highlights critical conservation issues, threats, challenges and opportunities for the recovery of tiger populations.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of The State of Bihar & Others Vs Pawan Kumar & Others dated 10/11/2021.

The appeal filed in the SC challenged the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order, October 14, 2020 in O.A. No. 40/2020/EZ with O.A. No. 57/2020/EZ.

The NGT had directed the state of Bihar to undertake further exercise for preparation of a fresh DSR for the Banka district.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Shivdani Paswan Vs State of Bihar & Others dated 22/10/2021.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Veterans Forum for Transparency in Public Life Vs Chapra Nagar Parishad & Others dated 18/10/2021.

The matter relates to steps for scientific management of solid and liquid waste at Chapra, District Saran, Bihar.

Order of the High Court of Judicature at Patna in the matter of Shivai Kaushik & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 12/05/2021. The matter related to steps taken by the government of Bihar to address COVID-19.

Order of the High Court Judicature at Patna in the matter of Shivani Kaushik Vs Union of India & Others dated 03/05/2021. The matter related to addressing COVID-19 situation in Bihar.

Order of the Patna High Court in the matter of Shivani Kaushik Vs Union of India & Others dated 21/04/2021.

The matter related to management of COVID-19 situation in Bihar.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ved Prakash Singh Vs Union of India & Others dated 15/04/2021. The matter related to indiscriminate and unchecked mining in the Sone river in the district of Rohtas, Bihar.

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