Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Subash Mohapatra Vs State of Odisha dated 03/03/2021.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Bidu Bhusan Harichandan & Others Vs District Collector Khurdha & Others dated 01/10/2020. The case relates to illegal mining of laterite stone by rat hole mining method without following the standard operating procedures (SOP) for mining and other environmental laws. It was stated that there are at least 40 different sites at Khordha district of Odisha, where such mining is going on that covers 500 acres bringing within it several villages namely Tapanga, Anda and Jhinkijhari under Nijigarh Tapang panchayat.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Subhash Mohapatra Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 20/05/2019 regarding illegal and unauthorized use of 568.039 Acres of Revenue Forest Land (Jungle II Kisam) in Khata No. 1427, Jaidev Vihar Mouja, Bhubaneswar Tehshil, Khurda District for non-forestry purpose without obtaining any clearance from the forest department under the Forest Conservation Act, 1980.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Bidu Bhusan Harichandan & Other Vs District Collector Khurdha & Others dated 04/02/2019 regarding illegal laterite stone mining at 40 different sites in the Khurdha District of Odisha to an extent of about 500 acres encompassing several villages including Tapanga, Anda and JhinkiJhari under Nijigarh Tapang Panchayat. The area involves amongst others cashew jungle, gramya jungle and gochar land. Neither Environmental Clearance nor Consent to Operate have been obtained from the respective authorities.

A house-to-house morbidity census was conducted to assess the burden and severity of lymphedema in a population of 1,298,576 persons living in the LF-endemic district of Khurda in Odisha State, India. The burden of lymphedema in Khurda is widespread geographically, and 1.3% (17,036) of the total population report lymphedema. 51.3% of the patients reporting lymphedema were female, mean age 49.4 years (1–99).

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