Compliance report on behalf of the Chief Secretary Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir in terms of the National Green Tribunal order of April 5, 2019 and July 26, 2019.

The matter related to unregulated mining of minor minerals and sand mining. The report informed the Tribunal that no mining lease had been granted without obtaining environmental clearances from the concerned authorities. Jammu & Kashmir has very little scope for exclusive sand mining, as sporadic sand occurs with river bed material across Jammu & Kashmir.

Report by the Joint Committee of Central Pollution Control Board, Jammu & Kashmir Pollution Control Board and District Magistrate, Ramban on illegal operation of stone crushers and hot mix plants in district Ramban in terms of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order of December 20, 2019 in Original Application No. 1045/2019 in the matter of Pritam Singh Vs Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir and Others.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Nisar A. Gattoo Vs Union Territory of J & K & Others dated 09/01/2020 regarding illegally operating stone crushers and hot mix plants in District Doda, Jammu & Kashmir.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Amresh Singh Vs Union of India & Others dated 09/01/2020 regarding pollution in the course of four laning of National Highway from Udhampur to Banihal in Jammu and Kashmir by the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) through Gammon India Limited and the Hindustan Construction Co. Ltd.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pritam Singh Vs Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir & Others dated 20/12/2019 regarding illegal operation of stone crushers and hot mix plants operating in District Ramban in Jammu and Kashmir, adversely affecting the ecology of the area. The applicant has annexed list of 26 stone crushers and hot mix plants.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Raja Muzaffar Bhat Vs State of Jammu and Kashmir & Others dated 16/12/2019. The issue for consideration is prevention of unscientific dumping of waste and encroachment of Hokersar Wetland, Wular Lake and Kreentchoo-Chandhara Wetland in the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir. Apart from solid waste, sewage was also entering the wetlands.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Aavin Kumar Chadgal & Others Vs Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir & Others dated 13/11/2019 regarding expansion of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court premises by using the forest land without following the due process of law.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Amresh Singh Vs Union of India & Others dated 11/07/2019 regarding pollution in the course of four laning of National Highway from Udhampur to Banihal in Jammu and Kashmir by the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) through Gammon India Limited and the Hindustan Construction Co. Ltd.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Amresh Singh Vs Union of India & Others dated 26/04/2019 regarding pollution caused in the course of four-laning of National Highway from Udhampur to Banihal in Jammu and Kashmir by the Gammon India Limited and the Hindustan Construction Co. Ltd. These Review Applications have been filed by Gammon India Ltd. and Hindustan Construction Company Ltd. for review of the order dated 12.02.2019. By the said order, the Tribunal directed both the said applicants to pay interim compensation of Rs.

"The project titled “Understanding the biodiversity of Odonata (Class Insecta) of Kashmir Himalayan Region with reference to Climate Change” has been sanctioned up to the tune of Rs.58.38 lakhs"

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