Waking up to the environmental degradation, Jammu and Kashmir government has launched a massive drive to implement the ban on the sale and use of polythene bags in the last ditch effort to make the

Kargil, in the cold desert of the Ladakh region, shivered at -20 degrees Celsius, making it one of the coldest places in northern India, as dense fog in Delhi delayed nearly 200 flights and forced

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gauri Maulekhi Vs. State of Jammu & Kashmir & Others dated 14/12/2017 regarding lack of infrastructural facilities for devotees visiting Amaarnath Shrine.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gauri Maulekhi Vs. State of Jammu & Kashmir & Others dated 13/12/2017 regarding preservation of Amarnath Cave in Himalayas.

NGT directs that no pilgrim/devotee/person would be permitted to carry any article from the last stairs leading to the holy cave and from the end point of stairs and area of the holy cave only shall be treated as silence zone.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gauri Maulekhi Vs. State of Jammu & Kashmir & Others dated 13/11/2017 regarding infrastructure and other matters relating to route from Katra to Bhawan and environment protection.

Some of the directions passed by the Principal Bench of NGT are the following:

Jammu and Kashmir High Court (HC) Tuesday disposed of the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed on Tosa Maidan after it received the compliance report from State government.

Authorities’ reluctance to abide by MoEF directive renders brick kilns illegal

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dr. Irfan Ahmad & Ors. Vs. Mr. Nawang Rigzin Jora & Others dated 05/09/2017 regarding collection and disposal of municipal solid waste in the city of Srinagar and the surrounding area. NGT makes it clear that any further delay in addressing the issue would be tolerated particularly as it is leading to the the indiscriminate dumping in Achan lake side. People are stated to have been suffering from different diseases because of this huge dumping and even the water body which is stated to be at a distance of 250 Mtrs.

Correlating tourism with environment conservation, Jammu and Kashmir minister Choudhary Lal Singh said it was "high time" to protect water bodies, forests, endangered wildlife species and biophysic

Discusses issues related to Solid Waste Management in tourist resorts

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