It is the responsibility of the State Governments/ concerned local bodies to set-up proper facilities for collection, transportation and treatment of sewage, for abatement of pollution of rivers and other water bodies.

Synopsis of the report of the monitoring committee appointed by the National Green Tribunal order of December 6, 2018 and December 18, 2019 in Original Application No. 125/2017. The matter related to pollution of Bellandur, Varthur and Agaram lakes in Bengaluru, Karnataka.

The Tariff policy 2016 issued by Ministry of Power (copy enclosed) under the clause 6.2 (5) has mandated that the thermal power plant(s) including the existing plants located within 50 km radius of sewage treatment plant of a Municipality/local bodies/similar organization, shall in the order of their closeness to the sewage treatment plant, mand

Compliance of directions of National Green Tribunal in OA No 688/2019 and 908/2019 Aditya Jakhar Vs State of Haryana dated 27/11/2019. The  report was uploaded on March 5, 2020. The matter relates to prosecution action under section 43/44 of Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 against M/s Ramprastha Saare Township (group housing complex) in village Wazirpur Meoka, Gurugram as the parameters exceeded the permissible limits.

Report of the oversight committee with regard to management of solid waste, bio-medical waste and STP in district Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh made public on Februry 27, 2020.

The committee report made some recommendations which include:

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Ulhasnagar Municipal Corporation Vs Vanashakti Public Trust & Others dated 05/2/2020 regarding cleaning up of the Ulhas and Waldhuni rivers in Thane district, Maharashtra.

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 Sukhwanti Vs State of Haryana & Others dated 21/01/2020 regarding waste water being discharged from the Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) at Barwala, into the land of the applicant and other adjoining lands, resulting in damage to the crops, contaminating groundwater, death of the livestock and loss of soil fertility.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Stench Grips Mansa’s Sacred Ghaggar River dated 17/01/2020 regarding steps for making Ghaggar river pollution free. The river originates in the State of Himachal Pradesh and ends in the State of Rajasthan. The river Ghaggar had turned into a polluted water body on account of discharge of effluents - industrial as well as municipal.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Compliance of Municipal Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 dated 07/01/2020 regarding status of compliance of waste management and other issues in different States/UTs in compliance of earlier orders of the NGT.

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