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The National Sample Survey Office (NSSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation has released the report titled “ Key Indicators of Household Expenditure on Services and Durable Goods” based on the related information collected during July, 2014 to June 2015 as part of NSS 72nd Round.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Hotel Le Traveltino Patil Vs. DPCC dated 20/06/2016 regarding Hotel Le Traveltino not having obtained the necessary consent of establishment. Tribunal directs the hotel to pay environmental compensation of Rs. 2.5 Lakhs for violation of the laws, particularly the Air and Water Act, for at least 5 months.

The National Green Tribunal has directed a five-star hotel here to submit details of its water consumption after a plea alleged that the hotel was illegally extracting ground water and causing envi

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Society for Preservation of Kasauli and its Environs (SPOKE) Vs. Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation & Others dated 06/06/2016 regarding water scarcity in Tehsil Kasauli, Solan District, Himachal Pradesh. NGT directs the State of Himachal Pradesh to file all annexures which are annexed to the report including plan for Rain Water Harvesting System that they have placed on record, within two weeks.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s Hotel Shiv Sai Vs. The Member Secretary UEPPCB dated 26/05/2016 regarding disposal of waste into river Ganga by hotels, Uttarakhand. NGT noted that685 hotels out of which only 3 hotels have been sealed and to 9 hotels notices of closure has been issued as back as 28/04/2016. Till today none of them has been sealed. NGTdirects the Uttrakhand Pollution Control Board to take action against all the erring Hotels forthwith.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Hotels and Guest Houses Association Mahipalpur Vs. Delhi Pollution Control Committee & Others dated 23/05/2016 regarding hotels in Mahipalpur for grant of consent to operate. The Application is allowed to be withdrawn and stands disposed of accordingly.

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Bhubaneswar: The Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) on Tuesday imposed penalty on 50 hotels in the city for violating pollution control norms.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of M/S Casa Toscana & Others Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 05/05/2016 regarding air and noise pollution caused by the restaurant namely M/s Casa Toscana, located at  14 Sarat Chatterjee Avenue, Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) Ward. No. 87, P.S. Tollygunge, Kolkata ­700 029. NGT observed that there are mainly two issues that fall calls for Court's consideration.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vikrant Kumar Tongad Vs. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd. dated 28/04/2016 regarding installation of rain water harvesting systems in hotels of Delhi. Local Commissioner has filed the report. On inspection it was found that the IBIS Hotel has installed two Rain Water Harvesting Systems and both are similar in design and the said design is the approved design as per the CGWA. The report further shows that the Rain Water Harvesting Systems are in good and clean condition, are satisfactory and are as per the approved design.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Hotels and Guest Houses Association Mahipalpur Vs. Delhi Pollution Control Committee & Ors dated 28/04/2016 regarding hotels and guesthouses in Mahipalpur near the IGI Airport operating without permission from civic agencies and the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC).

The present Application filed by the Hotels and Guest Houses Association Mahipalpur questions the three pre-conditions stipulated for grant of consent to operate by the DPCC namely:

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