Interim report by National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) in compliance to the National Green Tribunal order of March 18, 2020. The matter relates to formation of Biodiversity Management Committees (BMCs) and preparation of People's Biodiversity Registers (PBRs) and to utilize funds under CAMPA and constitute a State level PBR Monitoring Committee for all the local bodies of the states. NGT had also directed the defaulting states to deposit Rs. 10 lakhs per month starting from February 1, 2020 to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) till such time, the task was fully completed.

Goa State Pollution Control Board has been conducting ambient air monitoring at 18 fixed locations under NAMP. Of these 10 locations are in South Goa District and monitoring values shows that Vasco is moderately polluted and Ponda is also showing marginal higher values in month of April .

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of The State of Maharashtra Vs The State of Goa Chief Engineer & Others dated 20/02/2020 regarding publishing the award dated August 14, 2018 of the Mahadayi Water Disutes Tribunal for sharing of water between Goa, Karnataka and Maharashtra from the Mahadayi river.

The preparation of the State Action Plan for 2019-20 is aimed at achieving the desired outcomes under the key focus areas. The Empowered Committee (EC) has observed that the implementation of Rural Development Programmes had been outstanding in various States/UTs.

The Goa Motor Vehicles Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2020 is a Bill further to amend the Goa, Daman and Diu Motor Vehicles Tax Act, 1974 (Act No.8 of 1974). In the Goa, Daman and Diu Motor Vehicles Tax Act, 1974 (Act No.

The Goa Private Universities Bill, 2020 is a bill to provide for establishment and incorporation of private Universities in the State of Goa for imparting quality and industry relevant higher education and to regulate their functions and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Colva Civic and Consumer Forum Vs State of Goa & Others dated 09/01/2020 regarding failure of the administration to carry out the order of the courts to demolish the illegal structures and to stop commercial activities in village Colva, Goa.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Goa Foundation Vs Union of India & Others dated 29/11/2019 regarding utilisation of the Iron Ore Permanent Fund, which contains approximately a sum of Rs. 500 crores. It is further pointed out by the Additional Solicitor General (ASG) that the scheme has been framed, but that is under litigation in some other matter.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Goa Paryavaran Savrakshan Sangharsh Samitee Vs The Deputy Collector/SDM, Pernem & Others dated 15/10/2019 regarding illegal mining and failure on the part of the mining agency and the state of Goa in closing the mined out areas scientifically.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Cavelossim Villagers Forum Vs Village Panchayat of Cavelossim dated 01/10/2019 regarding construction of building at Khandi-Bandoi, Cavelossim, Salcete, Goa, by M/s Balaji concepts, by filling up water bodies with mud in violation of the law. As a result of illegal construction on plots bearing Survey No. 91/1, 91/5, 91/6, and 91/8 in village Cavelossi river Sal was getting polluted and nallahs, fishing ponds, natural water channels and paddy fields have been completely destroyed.

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