Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Nanga Ram Dangi Vs Secretary, Department of Environment & Forests & Others dated 26/08/2019 regarding illegal mining activities surrounding Jaisamand Lake and its catchment area.

Background and Timeline:

The Rajasthan State Government has decided to review the existing Rajasthan Solar Energy Policy, 2014. Accordingly, the draft Rajasthan Solar Energy Policy 2019 has been released by RRECL on 22.08.2019 and up for any comments or suggestions by stake-holders till up to 20.09.2019 11:59 PM.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Giriraj Parikrama Sanrakshan Sansthan & Others Vs Department of Environment & Forests & Others dated 19/08/2019 regarding cleaniness of Goverdhan Paravat and its Parikarma. The Court Commissioner, Anand V. Shukla visited the site on two festivals and reported that compliance of the order of the NGT was a total failure. Cleanliness of Parikarma Marg, Mansi Ganga, Daan Ghati and the temples at all these places was in dismal state as well as garbage cleaning and its removal from temples.

This paper seeks to assist policy-makers and researchers in India who are working to promote the uptake of off-grid, solar-powered pumps for groundwater irrigation. It begins by setting out key WEF linkages of importance for off-grid solar pumps.

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday announced several new policies and initiatives, laying the ground for the remainder of his tenure.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ganpat Ram Mirdha Vs State of Rajasthan dated 10/07/2019 regarding stone crushing units affecting health in District Nagaur, Rajasthan. The NGT in its order dated

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Bharat Kumar Jain & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 09/07/2019 regarding Mount Abut being a Notified Eco Fragile Zone.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Balotra Textile Hand Processors Association Vs Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board & Others dated 08/07/2019 regarding buffer zone of 500 m from the treatment, storage, and disposal facility (TSDF).

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Haribhan & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 03/07/2019 regarding Environmental Clearance for mining activities in Tehsil Rupbas, District Bharatpur, Rajasthan.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pratap Bhanu Singh Shekhawat Vs Department of Mines & Geology & Others dated 01/07/2019 regarding pollution due to open cast mining in the city of Chittorgarh, Rajasthan. Mining is even going on within the city/municipal limits of Chittorgarh.

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