Jaipur: Monsoon did not bear happiness for deer in Jodhpur. Since the first spell of rain on June 27, 51 deer were injured in various incidents and had to be taken for treatment.

Jodhpur: Wolf is in high demand at all the zoos of the country. The declining population has led this schedule I animal near extinction with presence in Gujarat and Rajasthan only.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mahaveer Singh Rajpurohit & Anr. Vs. State of Rajasthan dated 06/05/2016 regarding illegal construction of a road on the catchment area of a pond in Village Kharabera Purohitan, Tehsil Luni, District Jodhpur. Tribunal directs the State of Rajasthan to immediately stop the construction of the road.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M. M. Charitable Trust Vs. State of Rajasthan & Others dated 06/05/2016 regarding industrial units of Jodhpur discharging effluents in excess of their permission without primary treatment of their effluents. NGT directs State Pollution Board to inspect individual units and identify those which are discharging 100 kld and whether those units are having their ETP with workable RO and RO Management System.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gram Panchayat Araba V/s State of Rajasthan & Ors. dated 26/04/2016 regarding industrial units in Jodhpur and Barmar causing pollution and disposing off thier waste in agricultural fields.

NGT in its Order expressed dismay at the manner in which the District Administration, Jodhpur and Badmer has been responding in this case for complying with the directions given from time and again. Thus, the Tribunal directed the Collector, Jodhpur to appear before the Court on the next date of hearing.

In some areas of Rajasthan, 10-20% of the standing crop has been damaged
Sanjeeb Mukherjee & Sahil Makkar

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Laxmi Suiting & Others Vs. State of Rajasthan & Others dated 01/04/2016 regarding unlawful extraction of groundwater by industries in Jodhpur, Rajasthan.

A Team of CGWA (Central Ground Water Authority) shall visit Jodhpur and submit a comprehensive report as to which area, if any, where extraction of water would be necessary for maintaining hygiene and environment as well as the life of the people in Jodhpur and which parts of Jodhpur are critical or no extraction of ground water should be permitted.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of U.R. Beniwal Vs. State of Rajasthan & Ors dated 15/02/2016 regarding unlawful extraction of groundwater by industries in Jodhpur, Rajasthan.

It is undisputed that the area in question is a ‘Dark Zone’ for the purpose of extraction of water. Counsel appearing for the Applicant points out that the inspection team has noticed that by and large all industries are extracting ground water unauthorisedly and do not have permission from the CGWA.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Laxmi Suiting & Others Vs. State of Rajasthan & Others dated 08/01/2016 regarding pollution caused by textile industries in Jodhpur, Rajasthan.

JAIPUR: Rajasthan is not even close to achieving the target of constructing toilets in urban areas under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious Swachh Bharat Mission.

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