Additional affidavit on behalf of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) in the matter of Society for Protection of Culture (Chetna) Vs National Highway Authority of India & Others dated 12/11/2020.

The NGT in its order June 18, 2020 directed the NHAI to file compliance affidavit to provide information for the last one year on the extent of encroachments and encroachments removed within India. The affidavit should include information regarding provision and maintenance of green belt on either side of highways and survival percentage of trees/saplings planted.

Compliance affidavit by the District Collector, Sindhudurg in the matter of Dr. Harishchandra Purshottam Natu & Others Vs The Executive Engineer, Irrigation Department, Sindhudurg & Others dated 23/10/2020.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Victor Fernandes Vs Goa Coastal Zone Management Authority dated 19/10/2020.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Hardesh Kirar Vs State of Madhya Pradesh dated 06/10/2020. The matter related to encroachment of government land and nalla and discharge of untreated sewage at village Kauluva, Bhopal.

Factual action taken report by the state of Rajasthan in the matter of Pritam Joshi Vs State of Rajasthan & Others. The report was in compliance with the NGT order of February 6, 2020 and July 13, 2020.

The report deals with Soorsagar lake water body in the Jodhpur city with respect to its mapping survey and boundary determination. The geographical area around Soorsagar lake had been notified as protected under Section 4 of the Rajasthan Lake (Protection and Development) Authority Act, 2015.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sudhir Bhargawa Vs State of Haryana dated 22/09/2020. The matter related to dumping of garbage and encroachment of pond in Pratap Pur area of Rewari district of Haryana. A report was filed by the Haryana State Pollution Control Board to the effect that site inspection was conducted on November 20, 2019 along with the representative of the municipal council. Remedial action has been taken and show cause notice issued to the municipal council for further action.

Report by the District Magistrate, Koraput, Odisha in Original Application No - 148/19 filed by Basanta Patra Vs State of Odisha & Others. The matter related to preservation of Jagannath Sagar, Jeypore, Odisha.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dr. Ajay Kumar Vs Union of India & Others dated 11/09/2020. Grievance in the application was that land reserved for park and open space as per Master Plan 2021 was sought to be encroached at Khaduli, Baghpat road over bridge and proposed bus stand at National Highway-58, Meerut, by-pass Modipuram by-pass to Khirwa Road and at Bhola Road, Village Sudpur alias Pathanpura adversely affecting the environment.

Response to report by Akash Vashistha to report dated August 25, 2020 submitted by the District Magistrate, Mathura. The matter related to construction of a metalled road taking place in the river bed of Yamuna in Vrindavan along with other permanent illegal constructions. The road was used to facilitate illegal reclamation of floodplains. The construction of this road was leading to dumping of malba and debris on the ghats (Cheer Ghat, Govind Ghat and Bhramar Ghat). This had caused irreparable damage to the Ghats and obstructing the natural flow of the river.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Green India Heritage Vs State of Uttarakhand dated 05/08/2020. A report was sought from the District Magistrate, Kashipur with reference to the allegation of illegal construction, adversely affecting Girital Lake in Kashipur City, Uttarakhand.

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