Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dr. Pentapati Pulla Rao Vs Union of India & Others dated 23/02/2021.

Grievance in this application was against illegal dumping of muck by the Polavaram Project Authority on the land of the applicant (Dr. Pentapati Pulla Rao) and need for remedial action against adverse impact of coferdam on upstream areas.

Observations made by a four member committee and task force on Polavaram Irrigation Project in compliance with the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order in O.A. No. 857 of 2018.

The Polavaram Irrigation Project (PIP) officials has said that the overall progress so far made in the project was 71.88%. As per the construction schedule, concrete in spillway including construction of bridge, concrete in spill channel and construction of coffer dams should have been completed by May 2019.

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.

Compliance report of the Committee in the matter of O.A. No. 175/2018 (Jammula Chhoudaraiah & Others Vs Union of India & Others) in compliance of the National Green Tribunal order of February 20, 2020. The report was filed before the NGT on April 28, 2020.

As informed by the Government of Andhra Pradesh (GoAP), an Expert Committee constituted by it in June, 2019 suggested to go for fresh tenders for balance works of Irrigation Project. Thereafter, tenders were called by the State for balance works of main dam package and left side connectivities of headworks in August, 2019.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dr. Pentapati Pulla Rao Vs Union of India & Others dated 27/09/2019 regarding remedial action for protection of environment during the course of construction of the Indira Sagar Polavaram Multipurpose Project in Andhra Pradesh. Present proceedings were initiated on the allegation that illegal dumping of muck was taking place during construction and no remedial action was being taken. A report submitted by a four member joint Committee stressed on remedial action for maintaining environmental norms.

Visakhapatnam: Environment activist and former bureaucrat EAS Sarma said on Thursday that the Pattiseema project has not been given the required environment clearance.

Vice President and Rajya Sabha chairman Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday called Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar to Rajya Sabha and suggested to him that his ministry should consider keeping

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dr. Pentapati Pulla Rao Vs Union of India & Others dated 10/05/2019 regarding violation of environmental norms in the course of construction of the Indira Sagar Polavaram Multipurpose Project in Andhra Pradesh.

Later, the Collector directed the officials to come up with an action plan on proper maintenance of Polavaram dump yard.

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