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Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain on Tuesday reviewed the performance of all green agencies, including the Forest Department, Horticulture Wing of Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), New

Delhi Forest Minister Imran Hussain on Tuesday directed officials to achieve the target of planting one million saplings across the national capital this year to increase the green cover.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Society for Protection of Culture, Heritage, Environment, Traditions & Promotions of National Awareness (CHETNA) Vs. National Capital Territory of Delhi & Others dated 16/06/2017 regarding excavation activity taking place for the purpose of creating the five lakes in the Qutab Garh Course in Lado Sarai, Delhi.

The main concern of the applicant is the concretization of excavated portion of the land, which would hinder the recharge of the ground water. Matter listed for 04/07/2017.

Any building and construction project with built-up area of up to 1.5 lakh sq metres in Delhi will not need green approval from environment and forest ministry.

Tribunal pulls up DDA, says they are responsible as well

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Manoj Misra Vs. Delhi Development Authority & Others dated 09/05/2017 regarding rejuvenation of the Yamuna river and biodiversity.

The highlights of the case discussed in the Court were the following:

Corporations working towards solid waste management policy

Stating the reason for the number of impounded vehicles being so few, traffic police said owners are selling off the old vehicles in neighbouring states such as Rajasthan and UP, where these vehicl

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Manoj Mishra Vs. Union of India & Others dated 14/03/2017 regarding cleaning of river Yamuna. In relation to the 14 STPs it is stated that 7 STPs were approved by the Secretary of Ministry of Water Resources and they would be financed by the Namami Gange (NMCG), however, it is clarified that no fresh financial proposal need to be submitted as the work is being executed under the tenders invited already.

Delhi environment minister Imran Hussain in a meeting on Tuesday reviewed air pollution control measures in the capital and issued specific directions to all the departments concerned.

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