Report by the Himachal Pradesh State Pollution Control Board to the National Green Tribunal in compliance to the court order, April 18, 2022 (O.A. No. 173/2022 Ram Singh Vs State of Himachal Pradesh). The matter related to alleged illegal construction/widening of road name Poti-Maidan to Dhanker, district Lahaul Spiti, Himachal Pradesh. No FRA was sought from the concerned authorities.

A report titled 'Environmental assessment of tourism in the Indian Himalayan region' by the  Govind Ballabh Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment (GBNIHE), Kosi-Katarmal, Almora was submitted to the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) in compliance with the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order.

The study was carried out in relation to a statement made in Hindu newspaper, ‘Tourism has brought economic prosperity to the Himalayan region but the environmental cost has been catastrophic’.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Yogendra Mohan Sengupta Vs Union of India & Others dated 12/05/2022.

Challenge in the application is to the Draft Development Plan, 2041 prepared by the Town and Country Planning Department, Himachal Pradesh on the ground that such a plan is contrary to the sustainable development principle and destructive of environment and public safety.

Order of the Supreme Court of India In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 09/12/2021.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s. Qurx Pharmaceuticals Vs Himachal Pradesh Pollution Control Board & Others dated 18/11/2021.

The appeal has been filed in the NGT by against Qurx Pharmaceutical against order of closure, April 23, 2021 followed by order, May 26, 2021 passed by the Himachal Pradesh State Pollution Control Board, requiring the unit to deposit compensation in the sum of Rs. 14,50,000/- on ‘Polluter Pays’ principle.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rita Sharma & Others Vs State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 01/09/2021. Grievance in the application was against violation of Air Act 1981 and Water Act 1974 in village of Dughneri, district Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, on account of failure to handle waste which is being burnt, causing air pollution, resulting in diseases, loss of livestock and contributing to forest fires and loss of wildlife. There is increase in population of monkeys, feral dogs and scavengers namely crows, vultures, etc.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Yogendra Mohan Sengupta Vs Union of India & Others dated 31/08/2021.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Amandeep Vs State of Himachal Pradesh dated 30/07/2021.

Grievance in the application is against illegal mining at Som Bhadra river (Swan river) in district Una of Himachal Pradesh.

The NGT directed the Chief Secretary and D.G.P., Himachal Pradesh to hold their in-house brainstorming on the subject with all concerned departments/authorities and set their house in order to uphold the law instead of private interests of law violators, the order, July 30, 2021 said.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sher Singh Vs Govt. of Himachal Pradesh dated 08/07/2021. The issue is related to illegal encroachment of government land in Himachal Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on its own motion Vs State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 08/06/2021.

The issue for consideration is the remedial steps for maintaining ecology in the area of Manali and Rohtang Pass in Himachal Pradesh.

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