Response by applicant to report of MoEF&CC in OA No. 351 of 2019 in the matter of Raja Muzaffar Bhat Vs State of Jammu & Kashmir & Others.

The matter related to unscientific dredging, rampant illegal encroachments and dumping of municipal solid waste on the wetlands of Jammu & Kashmir namely Hokersar, Wular lake and Kreentchoo-Chandhara.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Joginder Bhandari Vs Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir dated 11/11/2021.

Grievance in the application is against unscientific muck dumping in Arzi nallah by AFCONS Infrastructure Limited at Pakal Dul Hydroelectric Project in district Kishtwar, Jammu & Kashmir, resulting in damage to the environment.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Amresh Singh Vs Union of India & Others dated 29/10/2021.

The issue for consideration is the remedial action against violation of environmental norms by National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) and its contractors - M/s Gammon India Ltd (GIL), the Hindustan Construction Co. Ltd. (HCCL) and M/s Choudhary Power Project Pvt. Ltd. (CPPPL), subcontractor of M/s GIL and M/s HCCL, in the course of four laning of National Highway from Udhampur to Banihal in Jammu and Kashmir.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Arti Sharma Vs State of Jammu & Kashmir & Others dated 30/06/2021.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Amresh Singh Vs Union of India & Others dated 28/06/2021.

The issue for consideration is the remedial action against violation of environmental norms by National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) and its contractors - M/s Gammon India Limited (GIL), the Hindustan Construction Co. Ltd. (HCCL) and M/s Choudhary Power Project Pvt. Ltd. (CPPPL), sub-contractor of M/s GIL and M/s HCCL, in the course of four laning of National Highway from Udhampur to Banihal in Jammu and Kashmir.

Order of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court in the matter of M. Abubakar Pandit Vs Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir & Others dated 01/06/2021. The matter related to grant of financial assistance of Rs. 25,000 each to advocates, who are in actual practice within the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. Also request for direction to formulate a medical and life insurance policy for the welfare of the advocates and their family members practicing in the High Court and District Court within the UT of Jammu and Kashmir.

With a mantra of government being facilitator rather than regulator and to give impetus to the industrial sector, the Jammu and Kashmir administration has accorded sanction to the implementation of new Industrial Policy 2021-30 and its procedural guidelines with effect from April 1, 2021.

Lok Sabha passed the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill, 2021, on 12 Feb. It was passed by the Rajya Sabha on February 8, 2021. The Bill amends the J&K Reorganisation Act, 2019 that bifurcated the former State into Union Territories of J&K and Ladakh.

Report by the NGT Monitoring Committee (J&K) on the disposal of muck and debris during the four laning of National Highways-44 down the hill slopes and also into the Chenab river and other small rivulets, Jammu & Kashmir. The report was in compliance to the NGT order of March 20, 2020 in the matter of Amresh Singh Vs Union of India & Others.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Executive Officer Municipal Committee Ramban, UT of J & K Vs Jammu and Kashmir Pollution Control Board dated 22/09/2020.

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