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Question raised in Lok Sabha on Restoration of Water Bodies , 28/11/2019. As per the Water Bodies mapped on India- WRIS portal, total number of water bodies in the country are 7,98,908 (size more than 0.01 Ha).

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anil Vs State of Madhya Pradesh dated 26/11/2019 regarding illegal cutting of trees and encroachment by a colonizer on the government land and Saraswati river at A.B. Road, village Bijalpur, District Indore, Madhya Pradesh.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Depletion of Water Level near Rivers and Reservoirs, 21/11/2019.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Depletion of Water Level near Rivers and Reservoirs, 21/11/2019.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ramnarayan Singh Vs State of Madhya Pradesh dated 16/10/2019 regarding illegal mining was taking place within 20 – 30 meters distance of the river and a school at village Beejadoah, District Panna, Madhya Pradesh with the collusion of the concerned officers.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Cavelossim Villagers Forum Vs Village Panchayat of Cavelossim dated 01/10/2019 regarding construction of building at Khandi-Bandoi, Cavelossim, Salcete, Goa, by M/s Balaji concepts, by filling up water bodies with mud in violation of the law. As a result of illegal construction on plots bearing Survey No. 91/1, 91/5, 91/6, and 91/8 in village Cavelossi river Sal was getting polluted and nallahs, fishing ponds, natural water channels and paddy fields have been completely destroyed.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Birsa Munda Seba Sartha Vs Union of India & Others dated 27/09/2019 regarding unrestricted mining of sand from the riverbed of river Basloi, Jharkhand and a gross contravention of the Jharkhand State Sand Mining Policy, 2017. It is contended that as per the policy the State Government is required to categorize streams/rivers for strict regulation of sand mining. This, as per the applicant, has not been done in the District Survey Report (DSR) on sustainable sand mining prepared by the Pakur District Authorities, Jharkhand.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kalpana Mallik Vs Aditya Prasad Padhi & Others dated 26/09/2019 regarding illegal constructions on the flood plain of River Kapali at Nalanga, District Bhadrak, Odisha. The application sought implementation of the NGT Order of October 23, 2017 for removing structures within the buffer/green areas.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Amit Upadhaya Vs State Level Environmental Impact Assessment Authority & Others dated 25/09/2019 regarding lack of EIA for many minor mineral mining projects in the state of Uttar Pradesh.

‘Rivers of Hope’ captures the struggles of the riparian communities to survive around the raging rivers in Assam and Uttar Pradesh.

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