Compliance report filed by the Housing and Urban Development Department, Jammu & Kashmir Government dated January 23, 2023.

The matter related to pollution of Banganga river at Katra due to dumping of waste.

Legacy waste dumped on the banks of Banganga rivulet has been removed completely and the site is totally clean. The Shrine Board has removed about 1500 MTs of waste dumped on the banks of river Banganga.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ram Kripal Gautam Vs State of Uttarakhand dated 12/01/2023. It is said that sewer chambers are located at Triveni Ghat of river Ganga at Rishikesh which sometimes due to overflow results in spreading pollutants across the area polluting Ganga. Such pollutants also cause foul smell and create unhygienic conditions thereby causing health hazards to local people.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Adesh Kumar Yadav Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 11/01/2023.

The matter relates to raising of illegal construction at Gata No. 345/1, area 345 sq. mtr, which is a part of flood plain of river Ramganga by M/s Torrent Gas Pvt. Ltd. Any construction on the flood plain zone of the river which is tributary of river Ganga is prohibited, the complainant, Adesh Kumar Yadav pointed out in his application before the NGT.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sudhir Joshi Vs State of Uttarakhand dated 11/01/2023.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sunil Thapliyal Vs State of Uttarakhand dated 04/01/2023.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Radhe Shyam Sehra Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 03/01/2023.

Report filed by the Telangana State Pollution Control Board regarding human excrete collected from residences in and around Bandlaguda Jagir Municipal Corporation and other surrounding gram panchayats and being dumped into the Musi river at Tippu Khan bridge. The applicant, K Ravindran, resident of Madhu Park Ridge Apartment, Bandlaguda Jagir, Rangareddy district said that huge quantities of human excreta can be seen floating on the river.

Report of the Joint Committee in compliance with the National Green Tribunal order dated 07/07/2022 in the matter of OA No. 57/2022 (WZ), Mahesh Kashinath Ranawade Vs The State of Maharashtra & Others. According to the applicant, Mahesh Kashinath Ranawade the alleged illegal construction of road on the bank of Mula river is said to be adversely affecting the agricultural fields of the applicant situated at Mouje Nande, taluka Mulshi, district Pune.

Pollution abatement of Adi Ganga also called Tolly's Nullah requires implementation and completion of several projects, noted the National Green Tribunal, Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata.

This study ‘Polluted River Stretches for Restoration of Water Quality – 2022’ is a report based on the aforementioned periodic analysis of water quality data generated. To give a brief overview, of the 603 rivers assessed, there are 311 Polluted stretches in 279 rivers in 30 States & Union Territories.

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