Status report filed by the Government of NCT of Delhi regarding measures to ensure rejuvenation of the Najafgarh jheel situated on the Delhi-Gurgaon border.

The monitoring of water quality is being done on a quarterly basis by the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC). The Inter-Ministerial Expert Group formed by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change has prepared a draft report for conservation and rejuvenation of the Najafgarh jheel.

Encroachment within buffer zones of lakes and tanks have been removed in Hyderabad and neighbouring areas. However, due to pending litigations and cases filed by the landlords, some of the encroachments could not be removed. Thereby the lake protection works are stalled in that area. For lake boundary protection works, Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation has sanctioned funds for Rs. 94.17 crores for erection of chain link fencing around 63 lakes.

The present report provides the information requested under Article 8.2 of the Convention concerning changes to the List of Wetlands of International Importance (the “Ramsar List”) and changes to the character of listed wetlands since 21 June 2018. (The period up to June 2018 was covered by document COP13 Doc.12).

The SDG indicator 6.3.2 (SDG 632) methodology helps countries to report on ambient water quality in a consistent and straightforward manner and has undergone several iterations since conception in 2016.

Action taken report in the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order, March 29, 2022 (O.A. 228/2022) regarding permission granted to an STP for discharging treated sewage into lake Thol.

This document presents the details on monitoring of glacial lakes and water bodies in the Indian Himalayan region during the month of October 2021 using satellite remote sensing technique including the data used and methodology followed in this study.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pavan Vs State of Karnataka dated 11/11/2021.

Grievance in the application is against violation of environmental norms in the course of construction of a storm water and sewage water drain at a Rajakaluve, at Jayanagar near J.P. Nagar, Bengaluru.

Written submission by Yelahanka Puttenahalli Lake and Bird Conservation Trust in appeal no. 14 of 2020.

The matter related to environmental clearance granted to gas based combined cycle power plant. The project site is located in the vicinity of Puttenahalli lake, Bengaluru north taluk, Yelahanka Hobli and the lake is part of Yelamallappa Chetty series of lakes in Bengaluru. The Puttenahalli lake is declared as a 'Bird Conservation Reserve' under section 36-A of the Wildlife Act 1972 by the government of Karnataka, April 29, 2015.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of H. P. Ranjanna Vs Union of India & Others dated 30/07/2021. The matter related to construction activities around the wetland area in Bengaluru, Karnataka - the city had a large number of lakes, but there is substantial extinction/disappearance due to encroachment, reclamation in the name of development.

The issue of ecological damage to the area between two lakes namely Kaikondarahalli Lake and Kasavanahalli Lake was taken by the NGT. 

More than 8,000 million metric tons of plastic have been made since the beginning of large-scale plastic production in the 1950s. As a consequence, plastic debris is present in all ecosystems, including remote locations such as mountain lakes and polar sea ice.