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Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kalpana Mallik Vs Chief Secretary, Govt. of Odisha & Others dated 02/02/2021.

The matter related to the non compliance of the NGT order of December 16, 2019. The order directed for the identification and demarcation of flood plain zone of river Kapali at Nalanga, District Bhadrak, Odisha and to ensure that there is no construction in the flood plain zone.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sukanti Pradhan & Others Vs District Collector, Dhenkanal & Others dated 13/01/2021.

Grievance in the application is against illegal mining by Chinmay Kumar Nayak and operation of illegal stone crushers by Kunal Structure (I) Pvt. Ltd. at Jhilli Mouza in Dhenkanal district, Odisha. According to the applicants, mining is far in excess of the permit. In the process of mining, there is felling of trees, illegal blasting and damage to the houses.

The state of Odisha has made unprecedented strides in increasing access to individual toilets from 14% in 2011 to a purported 100% in 2019 under the Swachh Bharat Mission - Gramin.

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 Pratap Chandra Naik & Others Vs State of Odisha dated 17/11/2020. Grievance in the application was against dumping of garbage adjacent to private bus stand at old town, Keonjhar, Odisha which is hazardous to the public health.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Bidu Bhusan Harichandan & Others Vs District Collector Khurdha & Others dated 01/10/2020. The case relates to illegal mining of laterite stone by rat hole mining method without following the standard operating procedures (SOP) for mining and other environmental laws. It was stated that there are at least 40 different sites at Khordha district of Odisha, where such mining is going on that covers 500 acres bringing within it several villages namely Tapanga, Anda and Jhinkijhari under Nijigarh Tapang panchayat.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shri Dibakar Bhoi Vs Chief Secretary, Govt. of Odisha & Others dated 15/09/2020.

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.

Report of the Committee comprising of Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Additional PCCF, Telangana State Pollution Control Board and representatives of District Collector, Khammam in the matter of Original Application No. 110/2019 (PB) in compliance to National Green Tribunal (NGT) orders dated February 20, 2020.

Dissemination of technical information in a way that is very useful to the user agencies is an important aspect that plays a vital role in the safe and optimal development of groundwater resources of our country. As an effort in this direction, Central Ground Water Board is bringing out “Groundwater Year Book” each year.