In the third year of E-waste Management Rules, 2016, this report presents the scenario of informal e-waste sector with a larger objective of contributing to the Sustainable Development Goal 12 (Responsible Consumption and Production), Goal 3 (Good health and Well-being), Goal 6 (Clean water and Sanitation), Goal 11 (Sustainable Cities and Commun

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ganga Lalwani Vs Union of India & Others dated 01/10/2019 regarding remedial action to prevent burning of crop residue resulting in air pollution particularly in the NCR Region. For the last six years, the matter has been a subject matter of consideration before the Tribunal and according to certain statistics, 25-30% air pollution in NCR is caused by burning of crop residue in and around Delhi in October and November every year.

This matter is regarding the placement of stickers on all vehicles in NCR, which would be colour coded based on the fuel used. This colour-coding of vehicles would then be used to identify vehicles that run on diesel fuel and during high pollution days, these vehicles could be asked to stop plying on roads.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Society for Protection of Culture, Heritage, Environment, Traditions and Promotion of National Awareness Vs Union of India & Others dated 18/09/2019. The Execution Application seeks enforcement of NGT order dated November 24, 2017. According to the applicants who were residents of Vasant Kunj, New Delhi in absence of adequate mitigation measures, there was unchecked noise pollution on the runway at Indira Gandhi International Airport affecting the inhabitants.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 13/09/2019 regarding measures to control air pollution in Delhi.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Manoj Mishra Vs Union of India & Others dated 11/09/2019 regarding control of pollution and rejuvenation of River Yamuna in Delhi.

History of the Case: 

The matter has been taken up to review the progress in execution of directions in the judgement of the Tribunal dated January 13, 2015.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of News Item Published in “Hindustan Times” dated 19.06.2015 Titled “Dirty flows your drinking water” authored by Ritam Haldar” dated 11/09/2019 regarding contamination of ground water in Delhi.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vinod Kumar Jain Vs NCT of Delhi & Others dated 11/09/2019 regarding all the schools and colleges in Delhi to install RWH systems within two months from the date of the order (November 16, 2017) failing which compensation of Rs. 5 lakhs will be required to be paid.

Proper assessment of the parking needs and the requisite parking facilities for the next 25 years should be taken into consideration while granting permission to build any structures, the Supreme Court (SC) directed the Government of Delhi in its order of September 2, 2019. Further, the municipal corporations of Delhi have been asked to ensure that the pavements are cleared of all encroachments.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of RWA Jain Colony Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi dated 30/08/2019 regarding pollution by illegal industrial activities in North West Delhi and also violation of Biomedical Waste Management Rules, 2016. The Tribunal had expressed its dissatisfaction at the action taken mentioned in the report by the Delhi Pollution Control Board (DPCC) and said in its order of May 4, 2019 that "once serious violations are noticed, the action has to be commensurate to the violation.