Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shailesh Singh Vs Hotel Holiday Regency, Moradabad & Others dated 03/01/2019 regarding depletion of ground water. The Applicants have informed the Court that MoWR has clearly acted contrary to the mandate of the judgement of the Supreme Court as well as orders of the NGT requiring regulation of ground water, particularly for the OCS areas.

The recharge of groundwater in 2018 was not highly appreciable as in more than 3,000 villages in the state, groundwater levels had dropped over 3 metres, or to the maximum depth.

Order of the Natinal Green Tribunal in the matter of Legal Aid Committee, NGT Bar Association Vs. MoEF & Others dated 07/08/2018. This application seeks directions to check diversion of the area marked as Natural Conservation Zone (NCZ) by the National Capital Region Planning Board (NCRPB) in the Regional Plan. The Applicant has alleged that the States of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Rajasthan have diverted the NCZ area in violation of the original plan while preparing Sub-regional Plans and such diversion will adversely affect the environment.

Dehradun once famous for its salubrious climate, air free of dust and smoke, tranquility and reputed institutes is now not only the most polluted city among the mountain States of India but has ris

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Haryana government to restore 123 water bodies in Gurugram and Faridabad districts and assign each one of them a unique identification number within thr

NEW DELHI: Delhi’s groundwater resources are fast depleting and many parts are already suffering from indiscriminate withdrawal that may take years to replenish.

MUMBAI: The monsoon cannot come a moment too soon for Maharashtra.

Freshwater availability is changing worldwide. Here we quantify 34 trends in terrestrial water storage observed by the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) satellites during 2002–2016 and categorize their drivers as natural interannual variability, unsustainable groundwater consumption, climate change or combinations thereof. Several of these trends had been lacking thorough investigation and attribution, including massive changes in northwestern China and the Okavango Delta. Others are consistent with climate model predictions.

The NGT had earlier asked the government to act against unauthorised water extraction and directed it to seal the illegal borewells.

AHMEDABAD: With the shadow of severe water crisis looming over the state and no Narmada irrigation water for summer crops, farmers are looking downwards for groundwater, rather than upwards praying

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