Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of News item titled "Netravati Waterfront Promenade Project is Hurting Lives of Common people Stakeholders" appearing in Manglorean dated 26.01.2024.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s A. Purushottam Chitrapur Vs. Union of India & Others dated 16/12/2016 regarding Yettinahole water diversion project. Counsel appearing for the State of Karnataka submits about 6000 trees have been fell/cut, however, in lieu thereof approximately 3200 trees have been planted under the scheme of afforestation. This statement is disputed by the counsel appearing for the Applicants.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of K.N. Somashekar Vs. State of Karnataka & Others dated 29/08/2016 regarding Yettinahole water diversion project, Karnataka.

NGT restrains State Government of Karnataka and the Project Proponent from felling, cutting any trees without obtaining permission from the competent Authority under the Karnataka Trees Act and if they are given permission they shall simultaneously carry on afforestation atleast 10 times of the trees felled.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of H. A. Kishor Kumar Vs Union of India & Others dated 28/09/2015 regarding the Yattinahole Project, Karnataka.

The counsel appearing for the applicant has pressed for an order of interim stay on the ground that large amount of public money is being spent illegally and the project involved in various areas and unless and until an alternate site is proposed even in non-forest areas, the activities cannot go on.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of M/s. A. Purushottam Chitrapur, Vs. Union of India & Others dated 07/09/2015 regarding projects in the Netravathi basin across river Netravathi and its tributaries / streams in Dakshina Kannada and Hassan Districts in Karnataka.

The Musiri taluk unit of the Bharathiya Kisan Sangam has resolved to support the political party which promises to link all southern rivers and waive all crop loans until the project is executed.

And so was national workshop on diverting rivers; intense political lobbying alleged.

MANGALORE: The Nethravathi Nadhi Thiruvu Yojaneya Virodhi Horatta Samiti has decided to up the ante against the proposed move to divert excess waters of the Nethravathi under the Yettinahole Projec

Any effort to divert the west-flowing Netravathi River to eastern parts of Karnataka will have economical, cultural and ecological impact, according to an expert.