Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Swarup Kumar Rath Vs Union of India & Others dated 31/08/2023.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Tribunal On its Own Motion Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 26/09/2022.

The Collector and District Magistrate-cum-Chairman, District Environment Impact Assessment Authority (DEIAA), Kendrapara has informed the NGT, Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata that due to flood, the work of preservation of the embankment of Brahmani river and Mahanadi river could not be commenced.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Srikanta Kumar Pakal & Others Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 16/04/2021. The matter related to illegal sand mining in Mahanadi river, Nuapatana Mouza, Tangi-Choudwar tehsil, district Cuttack. The allegation of the applicant is that remote sensing satellite pictures show extensive degradation of river bed and extraction of sand illegally through the mechanical means which is not permissible in law.

Affidavit by Dillip Kumar Samantaray regarding encroachments taking place on the flood plains of the river Mahanadi dated 14/12/2020.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jayant Dehuri & Others Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 12/02/2019 regarding construction of a distillery and laying of pipes through Gramya Jungle in Fakirpur Village, Harabhanga Tehsil, Boudh District of Odisha.

Hydropower is a valuable renewable energy resource in India, which can help in climate change mitigation and meet the increasing energy demands. However, the crucial role of climate change on hydropower production in India remains unexplored.

The Centre on Tuesday handed over reference of the Mahanadi water dispute to the chairman of Mahanadi Water Disputes Tribunal, Justice A M Khanwilkar.

The Odisha Government demanded an early handover of the Mahanadi tribunal’s terms of reference during the first regional conference meeting of five States held in Kolkata on Monday.

What is the background to the dispute and, going beyond the political rhetoric in both states, who are the parties actually affected by it?

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of State of Odisha Vs State of Chhattisgarh dated 23/01/2018 regarding water dispute in respect of waters of the Mahanadi Basin. This suit was filed by the State of Odisha asking for an injunction restraining State of Chhattisgarh from continuing with the construction and operation of the six ongoing industrial barrages namely Samoda, Seorinarayan, Basantpur, Mirouni, Saradiha and Kalma.