A report on the factual aspects and action taken by the Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board for compliance of the NGT order of December 5, 2019 in O.A. No. 162/2019 in the matter of Anwar Hussain Ansari, Vice President Jhamumo Vs State of Jharkhand. The matter related to encroachment on the Challiya Nala, Rehla. Inspection by the Circle Officer, Vishrampur has found that the encroachment was done by M/s Grasim Industries Limited, Rehla.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anwar Hussain Ansari, Jhamumo Alpsankhayak Morcha Vs State of Jharkhand dated 03/05/2019 regarding pollution of the ground water by M/s Aditya Birla Chemicals, Rehla, District Palaamu on account of fly ash produced by industrial process. It was also alleged that groundwater was being used for making caustic soda and thereafter toxic effluents were being discharged without safeguards affecting the public health in Palaamu District.

Farmers are eagerly awaiting their crop compensation in villages falling in and around Palamu tiger reserve. Standing crop and harvested crop both are destroyed and damaged by herd of elephants.

Two hills in tiger reserve Palamu count much. The hills are Burha Pahar and Jaigir Pahar. Burha pahar is ‘notorious’ while Jaigir pahar is “submissive’.

Ranchi: The Jharkhand forest, wildlife and environment department began a state-wide survey on Wednesday to determine the population of wild elephants in the state.

Ranchi: Chief minister Raghubar Das and agriculture minister Randhir Singh on Wednesday convened a series of meetings with the agriculture department officials and disaster management department an

A senior BJP leader of Palamu, Parshuram Ojha has written to the Chief Minister Raghubar Das about the drinking water crisis in the district.

The officials of the Palamu Tiger Reserve (PTR) have been given lessons in tranquilising rogue wildlife.

A member of the State biodiversity board, DS Srivastava, has asked the Palamu tiger reserve authorities to draw up a contingency plan to meet the rain water deficit in the National Park and elsewhe

The indiscriminate encroachment of forest land in the two districts of Latehar and Palamu has become a major cause of concern for the forest authorities here.