PANJIM: The finalisation of the State’s Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) has been delayed, as the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) is yet to demarcate the h

Gram panchayats directed to set aside rice for the needy

Unscientific activities in Chakki rivulet concern for local residents, farmers, environmentalists

Gram sabha opposes shifting of NGT jurisdiction to Delhi; Sarpanch forced to assure protection from piggery waste; Secretary forced to summarise minutes of last meeting in Konkani

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of J. Barnabas Vs District Collector, Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu regarding construction of a community hall within 200 meters from the sea and just 50 meters away from the protection wall constructed on the sea shore and therefore a clear violation of Coastal Zone Regulations in Kollencode, Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu. NGT orders that if the Community hall is falling in the CRZ – III, 'No Development Zone' even after the revision of the CZMP, action may be taken to demolish the structure in accordance with law.

Himachal Pradesh has set up biodiversity management committees initially in 366 gram panchayats in biodiversity-rich Chamba, Kullu, Shimla, Sirmaur, Kinnaur and Lahaul-Spiti districts under a Unite

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Blaicy Dixon Vs Kerala Coastal Zone Management Authority dated 01/08/2017 regarding change in the classification of the panchayat area (Kadinamkulam Grama Panchayat, Thiruvananthapuram) from CRZ III (CRZ-III covers areas that are relatively undisturbed) to CRZ II (areas that have already been developed).

The Odisha Government on Thursday sounded flood alert for Dhenkanal, Jajpur and Kendrapara districts after 10 gates of Rengali reservoir were opened following heavy rains in the upstream.The Revenu

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on its own Motion Vs. State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 21/07/2017 regarding degradation of environment and receding of the glaciers at Rohtang Pass, Himachal Pradesh. National Green Tribunal directed the Himachal Pradesh government to file an affidavit stating the number of taxis operating in Kulu and Manali under the different associations as well as a status report on the ropeway project on the Manali-Rohtang road.

The event also had superstar Amitabh Bachchan, the brand ambassador for Swachh Bharat, in attendance.