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Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Nigam Priyae Saroop Vs State of Jammu and Kashmir & Others dated 01/05/2017 regarding transfer of 159 hectares of forest land to the Higher Education Department for establishment of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Nagrota area of Jammu district.

National Green Tribunal dismisses the Application on the count that the Tribunal does not have jurisdiction to adjudicate the present controversy as it does not fall within the purview and scope of Section 14 of the NGT Act, 2010 so as to settle the dispute herein.