Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rajeshwar Prasad Raja, Ex. President, Koyala Khadan Sangharsh Samiti Labour Union, Badkagaon, Hazaribagh Vs State of Jharkhand dated 03/05/2019 regarding pollution caused by NTPC in villages Badakagaon, Keridari, Baanka (Katakamdag), Katakamsaandi, Hajaribagh Shahar, District Hajaribagh, Jharkhand, by not properly handling the coal and adversely affecting the health of the inhabitants.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ashish Pal, National Coal Organisation (Govt. of India) Employees's Association Vs State of Jharkhand dated 16/04/2019 regarding operation of stone crusher in village Mauja Tantri, District Bokaro, Jharkhand against the illegal siting criteria and also illegal mining.

The government had also acceded to the merging of leases in Zone I and Zone II mining as defined in the Saradha mining plan released last year for the purpose of creating one common mining plan.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anul Haq Ansari, President, Mouja Maheshpur Raiyat Samiti Vs State of Jharkhand dated 02/04/2019 regarding scientific disposal of fly ash to avoid air pollution by the Bokaro Power Supply Company Limited (BPSCL), Jharkhand. The plant was not properly maintaining ash pond which was discharging chemical effluent which affected the wildlife and quality of Damodar river and aquatic life of the river.

Besides the rating programme, the two have collaborated on real-time and in-situ river water quality monitoring through the water-to-cloud project

Each and every health center, nursing home, hospital, pathological centers and any other medical facility generating biomedical waste in Jharkhand now has to comply with the disposal norms.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Peoples Rights and Social Research Centre (PRASAR) & Others  Vs Union of India Ministry of Labour and Employment Secretary & Others dated 05/03/2019 on the issue of fixing compensation to victims of silicosis which have occurred to the habitants where the industries are located.

The government is set to take a final call on the Jharkhand government's request to reconsider the blanket ban on new iron ore mining in Saranda forests.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anil Kumar Singh Vs State of Jharkhand & Others dated 19/02/2019 regarding Environment Clearance for the Integrated Municipal Solid Waste Treatment Plant at Ranchi. NGT says that the authorities have been delaying the process and that the matter has been pend

Health department advisory for surgeons and district surveillance units, asking them to screen suspected cases
By Our Special Correspondent in Ranchi

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