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The Bhagirathi Valley is investigated to understand the impact of various barrages and dams on natural river flow. The multiple barrages and dams in the valley (downstream of the Bhatwari Village) have obstructed/disrupted natural flow of the river which has adversely impacted geomorphological and ecological functions of the river.

An integrated modeling approach for simulating flood events is presented in the current study. An advanced flood forecasting model, which is based on the coupling of hydrological and atmospheric components, was used for a twofold objective: first to investigate the potential of a coupled hydrometeorological model to be used for flood forecasting at two drainage basins in the area of Attica (Greece) and second to investigate the influence of the use of the coupled hydrometeorological model on the improvement of the precipitation forecast skill.

Final report in the matter related to OA No. 980/2019 titled as Harminder Singh & Others Vs Union of India & Others regarding a residential project by M/s Omaxe Chandigarh Extension Developer Pvt. Ltd. obstructing the natural flow of Siswan Nadi and the creek joining it.

Findings of the joint committee which comprised of Additional Chief Secretary, Housing and Urban Development, Punjab, Secretary, Irrigation Department, Punjab and State Environment Impact Assessment Authority, Punjab:

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of The State of Maharashtra Vs The State of Goa Chief Engineer & Others dated 20/02/2020 regarding publishing the award dated August 14, 2018 of the Mahadayi Water Disutes Tribunal for sharing of water between Goa, Karnataka and Maharashtra from the Mahadayi river.

Compliance of direction issued by the National Green Tribunal in Original Application No. 208/2019 in the matter of Sandeep Kumar Singh Vs State of Uttar Pradeesh & Others vide order dated January 15, 2020. The matter relates to illegal sand mining in rivers Kane, Yamuna, Bangey in Banda district of Uttar Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Federation of River Residency Cooperative Housing Society Vs Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation & Others dated 30/01/2020 regarding construction of sewage treatment plant (STP) by the Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) in the area between the river bank and blue flood line of the Indrayani River which is a prohibited zone.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Birsa Munda Seba Santha Vs Union of India & Others dated 28/01/2020 regarding illegal and unrestricted mining of sand from the riverbed of river Basloi, Jharkhand being undertaken in gross contravention of the Jharkhand State Sand Mining Policy, 2017. A Joint Committee

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Akash Vashishtha Vs Union of India & Others dated 20/12/2019 regarding illegal construction of a road on the river bed of Yamuna in Vrindavan, Mathura between Shringarvat and Keshi Ghat and other illegal constructions including multistoried buildings which have come up on the active floodplains and riverbed of the Yamuna in the town of Vrindavan.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Manoj Misra Vs Union of India & Others dated 17/12/2019. This application has been filed by National Capital Region Transport Corporation Limited (NCRTC), seeking modification of the order of the Tribunal of January 13, 2015 and to permit construction in Yamuna Flood Plain “O” Zone for execution of RRTS Project to decongest Delhi by providing public transportation infrastructure.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kalpana Mallik Vs Aditya Prasad Padhi & Others dated 16/12/2019 regarding illegal construction in the flood plains of River Kapali at Nalanga, District Bhadrak, Odisha. Report submitted by the District Magistrate, Bhadrak and the Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) states that the alleged building is not in the notified buffer/green zone and the building will not cause any disturbance to the water body or the river bed.

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