Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gauri Maulekhi Vs. State of Jammu & Kashmir & Others dated 23/05/2018 regarding finalizing and implementing the Rehabilitation Scheme for people engaged in carrying pilgrims to the Vaishno Devi shrine on horses and mules, which have now been prohibited.

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.

In an estimated 12,000 years of existence, Mansar Lake, one of the largest freshwater lakes in the Shivalik range of the Jammu region, is facing an existential threat due to human intervention and

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”.

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