Response to the status report filed by the Central Pollution Control Board by Kankana Das. The report was in compliance with the NGT order dated March 15, 2023.

The NGT, March 15, 2023 had directed the CPCB to examine action plans for air pollution submitted by states independently and to file a status report.

Status report by the Central Pollution Control Board, Regional Directorate (Chennai) in the matter of Kankana Das Vs Union of India & Others as per the order of the National Green Tribunal, January 20, 2023.

The matter related to preparation of State Action Plan by southern states under National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) along with the state of Kerala and the Union Territory of Puducherry for improvement in air quality. 

Judgment of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Tribunal on its own motion Suo motu based on the News item in The Indian Express Newspaper Edition Dt. 20.12.2020, “Shrimp hatcheries along ECR have no CRZ clearance” dated 29/09/2022.

The order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of (in respect of State of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Lakshadweep, Puducherry, Andhra Pradesh and Chandigarh) Re: Compliance of Municipal Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 and other environmental issues dated 07/09/2022.

District Environment Management Plan by Puducherry in OA No. 360 of 2018 in the matter of Shree Nath Sharma Vs Union of India & Others).

Order of the Madras High Court in the matter of Suo Motu writ petition Vs Union Government of India & Others dated 20/05/2021. The matter related to steps taken by Tamil Nadu and Puducherry to combat COVID-19 pandemic.

Order of the Madras High Court regarding steps taken by the state of Tamil Nadu to address COVID-19.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai in the matter of Puducherry Environment Protection Association Vs Union of India and Others dated 26/05/2020. The matter related to plan for withdrawal of water from Ousuddu lake a wetland in Puducherry.

NEW DELHI: Over 25 state governments may have to pay environment compensation of Rs one crore each for not submitting their respective action plans on systematic disposal of plastic waste to the Ce

The shallow coral reef ecosystems along the Indian coast are being threatened by anthropogenic global ocean warming and increased frequency of coral bleaching in the recent past. Identification and conservation of deeper reef habitats are essential as they serve as a source of larvae and livestock to replenish the shallow reef habitats. Information on the location and spatial extent of the mesophotic coral ecosystems (MCEs) and their biodiversity is poorly known in the continental shelf of the east coast of India.