Report in terms of the National Green Tribunal order of January 9, 2020 in O.A. No. 295/2016 in the matter of Amresh Singh Vs Union of India. The report was filed by the NGT Monitoring Committee, Jammu on March 17, 2020. The matter arise from a complaint lodged by one Amresh Singh with regard to rampant dumping of soil in Chenab and Tawi rivers in the process of four-laning of the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, NH-44 from Udhampur to Banihal, adversely affecting the environmental balance.

There are specific guidelines and norms for expansion and upgradation of National Highways on the basis of traffic volume. The details of vehicles registered in the country as available in VAHAN database during the last five years, State and vehicle type-wise is annexed. As per information received from Department of Heavy Industries, the investment in Automobile Industry between F.Y. 2013-14 to 2018-19 is to the tune of Rs. 1,07,07,153 Crores.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Amresh Singh Vs Union of India & Others dated 09/01/2020 regarding pollution in the course of four laning of National Highway from Udhampur to Banihal in Jammu and Kashmir by the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) through Gammon India Limited and the Hindustan Construction Co. Ltd.

This report discusses the impacts of transport projects on wildlife and biodiversity in Asia, and how to address them by integrating road ecology principles and green infrastructure to balance construction with environmental conservation.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sakharam Asaram Kale & Others Vs The Regional Officer, MPCB & Others dated 03/09/2019 regarding violation of the conditions of the Environmental Clearance (EC) by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), in respect of the work rehabilitation and up-gradation of existing 2 lane and 4 lane of Yedshi to Aurangabad section of NH- 211 from 100 Kms to 290 Kms in the state of Maharashtra.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Amresh Singh Vs Union of India & Others dated 11/07/2019 regarding pollution in the course of four laning of National Highway from Udhampur to Banihal in Jammu and Kashmir by the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) through Gammon India Limited and the Hindustan Construction Co. Ltd.

Ramesh, who had the independent charge of the ministry between 2009 and 2011, said the “Environment Minister must stand up and say that climate change is more important than Ease of Doing Business”

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gaurav Jain Vs National Highways Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd. & Others dated 17/05/2019 regarding dumping of muck waste into Bhagirathi River in the Batheri Chungi and Nallupani areas of the NH-34 leading to the Gangotri Dham.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Amresh Singh Vs Union of India & Others dated 26/04/2019 regarding pollution caused in the course of four-laning of National Highway from Udhampur to Banihal in Jammu and Kashmir by the Gammon India Limited and the Hindustan Construction Co. Ltd. These Review Applications have been filed by Gammon India Ltd. and Hindustan Construction Company Ltd. for review of the order dated 12.02.2019. By the said order, the Tribunal directed both the said applicants to pay interim compensation of Rs.

South Sudan said Tuesday it has reached an agreement with Chinese firm Shandong Hi-Speed Group Co., Ltd (SDHS) to embark on construction of major highways linking the capital Juba to the remote cou

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