Freight transport operations poses the risks during the pandemics, especially if it is not fully computerized. The first part of the technical note focuses on the international road transport of countries along the Asian Highway network in face of COVID-19 pandemic.

Oder of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of News item published in "The Hindu" Authored by Ashok Kumar Titled "Overflowing sewage on National Highway-19 sparks safety concerns" dated 07/09/2020.

Action taken report by the Uttarakhand Pollution Control Board in the matter of Gram Pradhan and Residents of Tapovan Vs State of Uttarakhand. The report was in pursuance to the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order of January 2, 2020 on muck disposal and management in Tapovan-Vishnugad Hydroelectric Project of National Thermal Power Corporation Ltd., Uttarakhand.

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”

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