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A period of two months was granted by the NGT to a joint committee to submit a report on allegations of a residential colony developed by M/s. Megasons Company dumping solid waste and discharging untreated sewage in the open.

The Tamil Nadu government was directed by the National Green Tribunal, southern zone, Chennai to publish the new rules and guidelines related to sewage management in newspapers to make the people aware of the same.

The court said that the departments concerned should strictly follow and implement the rules to bring under control the problem of sewage water being illegally disposed of.

The Asia-Pacific region has made considerable progress on improving economic and social welfare over the last decade. Water resources have contributed greatly to this transformation through water and sanitation hygiene (WASH), provision of basic services, agricultural expansion, food security and nutrition, and ecosystem services.

Recognizing the high level of social and economic vulnerability and discrimination faced by sanitation workers, the Government of India (GoI) and several state governments have initiated many programs and schemes, including social protection measures for Sanitation workers.

Access to safe water and adequate sanitation is a basic human right. While progress has been made towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goal on water and sanitation (SDG 6), the trends and current status of access to water and sanitation provide cause for concern.

This eighteenth edition of the Tanzania Economic Update includes a special focus section on improving the quality of water supply, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) services that could have a transformative impact on Tanzania’s social and economic development.

Action taken report in Original Application No. 627/2022 in the matter of Parkash Yadav Vs State of Haryana in the National Green Tribunal, Principal Bench, New Delhi.

At present, no specific area for collection of septage tanks has been earmarked to the vendors and they can collect septic waste from any place throughout Delhi.

Findings from the World Health Organization and UN-Water’s Global Analysis and Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water (GLAAS) report shows that acceleration is needed in many countries to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6 – water and sanitation for all by 2030.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sanjeev Kumar Vs Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board & Others dated 06/12/2022.

The NGT, December 6, 2022 directed a committee to be constituted to look into the matter of lack of green belt and sewage treatment plant in Sidhharth Vihar Yojna, a scheme of Awas Vikas Parishad, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. The committee has to submit a report within one month, the court said.