Discusses issues related to Solid Waste Management in tourist resorts

The impact of climate change is being felt in Kashmir as snowfall has lowered over the years and glaciers are losing mass leading to reduced flows in Chenab, Jhelum and Indus.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gauri Maulekhi Vs. State of Jammu & Kashmir & Others dated 09/08/2017 regarding use of mules in Vaishno Devi shrine, Jammu & Kashmir. Counsel appearing for the Shrine Board submits that authorities are making all efforts to comply with the directions of the Tribunal for opening of newly constructed pedestrian way for Ardh-kuwari.

Srinagar: A two-day international conference on conservation of environment and role of religion began at the Central University of Kashmir (CUK) on Wednesday.

The Report contains the results of performance audit of disaster management activities of the Government of Jammu and Kashmir covering the period from 2010-11 to 2014-15 including the drought of 2009, the cloudburst in Leh of 2010 and the floods of September 2014.

Around 200 students of class UKG participated in the rally. Holding placards, they appealed people to save water bodies and stop using polythene.

The State of Jammu and Kashmir aims to protect the aesthetic landscapes in the State by regulating tourism in an ecologically sustainable manner, and to provide livelihood opportunities to the local communities through ecotourism.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Nigam Priyae Saroop Vs State of Jammu and Kashmir & Others dated 01/05/2017 regarding transfer of 159 hectares of forest land to the Higher Education Department for establishment of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Nagrota area of Jammu district.

National Green Tribunal dismisses the Application on the count that the Tribunal does not have jurisdiction to adjudicate the present controversy as it does not fall within the purview and scope of Section 14 of the NGT Act, 2010 so as to settle the dispute herein.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Amresh Singh Vs. Union of India & Others dated 14/03/2017 regarding dumping of debris from the construction of the road from Udhampur to Banihal in rivers Ravi and Chenab, Jammu & Kashmir. NGT directs NHAI and the State of Jammu & Kashmir to ensure that all the subcontractors are served notice and they appear before the Tribunal on the next date of hearing (26/04/2017).

Previous Orders Dated:

Overt vitamin A deficiency has been controlled in most parts of India, but prevalence of subclinical deficiency may still be high, which may enhance susceptibility to infections, reduce growth potential and also lead to higher mortality. We aimed to: (i) assess the consumption pattern of vitamin A-rich foods in children 1–5 years of age in rural Jammu; and (ii) estimate the dietary deficiency of vitamin A leading to risk of subclinical vitamin A deficiency in cluster- villages of the study area.

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