Nodal Officers not appointed in majority of key deptts

Delhi, Kanpur and Varanasi are among the 14 most-polluted cities in the world, a new WHO report released today said even as environment and health experts sounded an alarm about the severity of the

Govt to come out with policy to upgrade facilities

Order of the Supreme Court in the matter of Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay Vs Union of India & Others dated 19/04/2018 regarding appointment of Lokpal/Lokayukta in states of India. Supreme Court directs all the states to expedite the process of appointment of Lokayukta at the earliest and inform the Apex Court of the progress reached on 10/07/2018 by means of a status report.

With less 33 per cent forest cover, Jammu and Kashmir does not figure among the top 15 green states in India.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gauri Maulekhi Vs. State of J&K & Others dated 22/03/2018 regarding issues relating to mule owners and handlers operating between Katra and Vaishno Devi shrine, Jammu & Kashmir.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Environment Awareness Forum Vs The State of Jammu & Kashmir dated 13/03/2018 regarding the annual felling of khair trees from the private land in the State of Jammu & Kashmir. Supreme Court directs the State of Jammu & Kashmir to file an affidavit indicating the persons to whom licences have been granted, the date of the licences as well as the volume of felling of trees permitted.

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court today directed the state government to ensure that the ban on polythene in the state is implemented in “letter and spirit”.

State Government today claimed that total 32 people have died due to swine flu in J&K State during 2017.

The death toll due to Swine Flu has risen to 31 this season in Jammu and Kashmir including 28 deaths alone at Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Soura so far.

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