Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Mrinalini Padhi Vs Union of India dated 05/07/2018 regarding management of Shri Jagannath Temple, Puri, Odisha.

Interim report on Shri Jagannath Temple dated 26/06/2018 as per direction of the Supreme Court in Writ Petition No. 649 of 2018 (Mrunalini Padhi Vs Unio of India & Others).

The report covers the following aspects:

(a) Difficulties faced by the visitors;

(b) Exploitative Practices, if any;

(c) Deficiencies in the management, if any;

(d) Suggestions, if any in Shri Jagannath Temple, Puri.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Mrinalini Padhi Vs Union of India & Others dated 08/06/2018 regarding unhygienic conditions prevailing around Shri Jagannath Temple at Puri. Also there are encroachments. It is also mentioned that there are deficiencies in the management of the Shrine and rituals are commercialised.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhash Datta Vs Union of India & Others dated 02/11/2017 regarding solid waste management and withdrawal of sweet water in the beach area of Puri, Odisha.

- Govt to remove vendors on 800m stretch

At least 166 hotels in the beach town of Puri face the threat of closure for running without valid pollution control certificates.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Biranchi Narayan Mahapatra Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 29/08/2016 regarding hotels operating in Puri, Odisha without any consent to operate from the State Pollution Control Board. National Green Tribunal directs the State PCB tol dispose of the applications for consent within a reasonable time "which shall certainly not beyond the period of four months".

Kolkata: The National Green Tribunal (NGT), Eastern Zone Bench, has sought a report from the Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) on the status of two sweet water aquifers on the Puri beach.

PURI: Carcasses of over 150 Olive Ridley turtles and a bottlenose dolphin washed ashore were on Wednesday recovered by Forest department officials here, a top official said.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Biranchi Narayan Mahapatra Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 14/12/2015 regarding hotels operating in Puri without any consent to operate from the PCB.

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