Most of the area in Himachal Pradesh is hilly, mountainous with few intermontane valley in between them. The traditional ground water structures, which are under observation at present, are open wells mostly located in the valley area.

Affidavit by Dillip Kumar Samantaray regarding encroachments taking place on the flood plains of the river Mahanadi dated 14/12/2020.

Fifth report of the Yamuna Monitoring Committee for the rejuvenation of the river Yamuna and abatement of pollution in Original Application No. 6/2012 in the matter of Manoj Mishra Vs Union of India & Others.

This working paper was prepared under a development and conservation project – Societal Development and Ecosystems Conservation in Sahelian Wetlands (SAWEL) – focusing on improving food security and nutrition in the Sahel region by helping to safeguard wetlands through ecologically sustainable agricultural water management.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Md. Hayath Udin Vs Union of India & Others dated 20/10/2020.

The appeal has been preferred against order dated December 22, 2017 of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) granting Environmental Clearance (EC) for Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme (KLIS) project in Karimnagar district of Telangana by Irrigation & Command Area Development (I and CAD) Department, Telangana.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Atul Agarwal Vs State of Madhya Pradesh & Others dated 19/10/2020.

The matter related to illegal mining in the area of Lidhorahat Ghat Badtua in district Sagar, Madhya Pradesh. The bench of Justice Sheo Kumar Singh and Expert Member Satyawan Singh Garbyal of the NGT directed that there must be an institutional framework and enforcement mechanism to prevent illegal and excess quarrying. Further, the state should ensure that mining takes place without any adverse impact on the environment.

Ground Water Year Book is based on the information generated through field studies. The data has been analyzed by Officers of Central Ground Water Board, State Unit Office, Delhi and presented in the report.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Harminder Singh & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 01/10/2020. The matter related to allegation of Omaxe Chandigarh Extension Developers Pvt. Ltd. setting up a residential complex project called ‘The Lake’ obstructing the natural flow of river Sisvan by filling up and closing a part of it in village Bharoujian and diverting it to another place nearby in village Kansala, sub tehsil Majri, district Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar, Mohali.

Ground water is a dynamic and replenishable resource and monitoring spatial and temporal changes of this resource is essential for sustainable development and management. The water level data is of paramount importance in development and management of water resources in the country.

Progress report submitted by the Joint Committee constituted by the Government of Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir under the Chairmanship of Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir in response to the National Green Tribunal order of December 16, 2019 in the matter of Raja Muzaffar Bhat Vs State of Jammu & Kashmir & Others.

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