Updated report of Oversight Committee in compliance of National Green Tribunal order passed in Original Application No. 324/2016.

Affidavit in reply by the Khadakwasal Irrigation Division in the matter of Harmony Cooperative Housing Society & Others Vs The Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation & Others dated 18/11/2020.

The matter relates to the construction of a cremation facility at Ravet, Pune in the Pavana river basin area without obtaining the approval of the statutory authorities.

Response to the inspection report filed by the Joint Committee in the matter of Praveen Kumar Singh Vs Damodar Valley Corporation & Others. The matter relates to leak of furnace oil in the premises of the Chandrapura Thermal Power Station (CTPs), operated by the Damodar Valley Corporation, which the applicant says affected the Damodar river, its tributaries and adjoining areas. The report says that the Committee has incorrect information about the date of the incident, which happened on October 13, 2019 and not October 15, 2019.

Compliance report by the Joint Committee of Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and the Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) of the order passed by the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Original Application No. 616/2019 (Ramdevbhai Samatbhai Sanjva Vs State of Gujarat & Others) related to pollution in river Bhadar due to discharges from textile units in Jetpur, Gujarat.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dr. Kiran Ramdas Kamble & Others Vs State of Maharashtra dated 28/10/2020. The issue for consideration is remedial action against discharge of untreated sewage into the river Trimbakeshwar, district Nasik.

Affidavit filed by the Amballoor Grama Panchayat in the matter of Manakunnam village Padashekara Samrakshana Samithy Vs Thripunithura Municipality & Others (Application No. 237 of 2017) dated 23/10/2020.

Joint Committee report submitted to the National Green Tribunal in response to the NGT order of July 15, 2020 in Original Application No. 191 of 2015 filed by S. P. Muthuraman. The matter related to illegal sand mining on the banks of Thamirabarani river and discharge of illegal trade effluents into the river by the nearby industries and workshops. The pollution was also caused on account of discharge of untreated sewage into the river.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dakshinbanga Matsyajibi Forum Vs Inland Waterways Authority of India & Others dated 19/10/2020.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anil Kumar Singh Vs Chief Secretary, Government of Jharkhand & Others dated 15/10/2020.

The case related to mitigation of pollution of Harmu river at Ranchi, Jharkhand due to discharge of untreated sewage and wastewater.

Rivers are India’s lifeline. Our ancient civilisation developed on the Indo-Gangetic plain. Across the length and breadth of the sub-continent rivers have brought prosperity to communities and societies.

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