Order of the National Green Tribunl in the matter of Residents of Pichhari Panchayat, District Bokaro Vs State of Jharkhand dated 17/09/2019 encroachment and pollution of Damodar River by Management of Central Coalfields Limited (CCL) at District Bokaro, Jharkhand. It was also alleged that illegal mining was taking place and several trees have been cut which has resulted in diversion of the river.
Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Krishna Roy Choudhury Vs The Secretary, Irrigation & Waterways Department of Government of West Bengal & Others dated 11/09/2017 regarding sand mining in Damodar river.
Set with a target of 4,700-MW capacity addition during 2007-12 Five-Year Plan, Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) managed to add only 500 MW during the period, a CAG report said. The Corporation could add only 500 MW i.e.
Statement of the Minister of Environment and Forests in response to Lok Sabha Starred Question No. 272 for 10 February 2014, asked by Shri Kristappa Nimmala and Shri Nama Nageswara Rao regarding progress made in regard to cleaning of Ganga river in the country under Ganga Action Plan Phase - II.