Joint inspection report of the committee constituted in compliance to the National Green Tribunal order of October 31, 2022 in the matter of Original Application No. 685 of 2022 (Narayan Singh Vs State of Himachal Pradesh).

Order of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) in the matter of Narayan Singh Vs State of Himachal Pradesh dated 31/10/2022.

The complaint is that one M/s. Sai Eternal Foundation is dumping construction waste and waste stone debris on the valley side causing damage to the environment and also creating health hazards to local people in the area. The said company is constructing a double lane in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh and in the process of said construction activities, construction waste and other waste is being dumped at the Dhalli Tunnel project down the valley side.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 23/09/2022.

Divisional Forest Officer (Rural), district Shimla, Himachal Pradesh in its report to the National Green Tribunal (NGT), September 15, 2022 said that the land of Gurdayal Singh, village Kothi, tehsil Sunni, district Shimla suffering from the effects of unscientific mining and quarrying has been restored.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tribunal on its own motion Vs State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 10/10/2019 regarding pollution of river Ashwani Khud in Himachal Pradesh. The river was found to be full of plastic. There was accumulation of solid waste in the drains joining the river. The Tribunal in its previous order had called for regular removal and cleaning and installation of trap nets on major rivulets and drains connected to Ashwani Khud.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sher Singh Vs Govt. of Himachal Pradesh dated 16/05/2019 regarding illegal encroachment of the government land in forest area of Mauza NAC Narkanda, Tehsil Kumarsain.

Among the orders was also one which stated that no diversion of the forest lands allotted to a Protection Working Circle in any Working Plan under FRA and FCA must take place till the next date of

SMC asked to deposit Rs 3 cr for cutting 530 deodars, another 700 affected trees

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Suresh Gupta Vs State of Himachal Pradesh dated 02/01/2019 regarding illegal felling of green trees in Shimla. Also in spite of the order of the High Court, numbers have not been mentioned on the trees. The marking on the trees is by washable paint which is fading.

SHIMLA/DHARAMSHALA: Major fires reported in large areas of the state have claimed four lives so far, including of deputy ranger Ashok Kumar, while six people were injured in fire-fighting operation