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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Darshan Tika Ram Dobhal Vs Ministry of Environment & Forest & Others dated 11/09/2020.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Satish Sharma Vs GNCT of Delhi & Others dated 03/09/2020 regarding felling of trees (40-50) by Sajjan Singh Yadav in connivance with the officers of the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) for making furniture. A report was sought from Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (PPCF), Delhi by the NGT.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vijay Kumar Dwedi Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 05/08/2020. A report was sought from the Divisional Forest Officer, Hamirpur, Uttar Pradesh, with reference to the allegation of illegal sand mining in forest land in Village Hamirpur, adversely affecting the environment.

The world has lost a net area of 178 million ha of forest since 1990, which is an area about the size of Libya. The rate of net forest loss decreased substantially over the period 1990–2020 due to a reduction in deforestation in some countries, plus increases in forest area in others through afforestation and the natural expansion of forests.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Satyanarayan Upadhyaya Vs Union of India & Others dated 20/07/2020.

Grievance in this application is against cutting of trees in Kasganj District, Uttar Pradesh. The applicant has also prayed that transplantation machine should be used and instead of cutting the trees, the same be transplanted at other locations.

The World Economic Forum now ranks biodiversity loss as a top-five risk to the global economy, and the draft post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework proposes an expansion of conservation areas to 30% of the earth’s surface by 2030 (hereafter the “30% target”), using protected areas (PAs) and other effective area-based conservation measures (OECM

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Aditya N. Prasad & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 02/07/2020 regarding steps for appropriate enhancement of staff strength and infrastructure for the Forest Department, Delhi.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mahesh (Bala) T. Vengurlekar Vs State of Maharashtra dated 02/07/2020 regarding illegal felling of 490 Suru trees by the Vengurla Ubhadanda Lineshwar Devasthan (Temple Trust) at Mahsulgaon, Vageshwariwadi, Maharashtra. The NGT had sought a report from Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (Head of Forest Force) on the matter but no report was filed.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ramesh Chandra Kapri Vs State of Uttarakhand dated 29/06/2020. The matter relates to waste management in Pithoragarh.

Report filed by the Secretary, Urban Department, State of Uttarakhand stated that the Solid Waste Management Plant, Pithoragarh would be functional by March 31, 2021.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kanwal Jeet Singh Vs Union of India & Others dated 17/06/2020 regarding illegal construction in forest land adjacent to Kant Enclave, Faridabad, Haryana.

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