Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of 'Compliance of Municipal Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016  and Other environmental issues' dated 07/12/2023.

The Original Application deals with the issue of solid and liquid waste management which is being monitored by the NGT in terms of the orders of the Supreme Court in the matter of Almitra H Patel Vs Union of India & Others and Paryavaran Suraksha Vs Union of India.

Report by the State Pollution Control Board, Sikkim in response to the National Green Tribunal order.

CETPs have not been established in the state of Sikkim. All industrial units have captive treatment facilities. The captive facilities in pharmaceutical formulation industries are equipped with Online Continuous Effluent Monitoring System (OCEMS). The OCEMS data is transmitted to the SPCB-Sikkim server on a real time basis for display in the SPCB's website for public information.

The Government of Sikkim on June 22, 2023, notified Sikkim Non-Biodegradable Garbage (Control) (Repealing) Act, 2023. The following has been stated- The Sikkim Non-Biodegradable Garbage (Control) Act, 1997 is hereby repealed..

Ministry of Urban Development, National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation and the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) need to provide safe methods for sewage and solid waste management suiting the climatic and topographical conditions, the National Green Tribunal said, November 3, 2022.

A report titled 'Environmental assessment of tourism in the Indian Himalayan region' by the  Govind Ballabh Pant National Institute of Himalayan Environment (GBNIHE), Kosi-Katarmal, Almora was submitted to the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) in compliance with the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order.

The study was carried out in relation to a statement made in Hindu newspaper, ‘Tourism has brought economic prosperity to the Himalayan region but the environmental cost has been catastrophic’.

The State Pollution Control Board Sikkim submitted the action taken report on installation of e-flow meter by hydropower projects established in the state of Sikkim.

Over a ten-year period from July 2010 to June 2019 the authors found neither India nor Bhutan had reported any incidences of poaching or illegal trade in Red Pandas, but in Nepal a total of 13 seizure records were reported between 2016 and 2019, accounting for a total of 29 pelts. All except two took place in Kathmandu.

North East Sustainable Development Goals Conclave 2020 commenced today, at the Assam Administrative Staff College, Guwahati with the goal of identifying solutions as well as accelerators for the implementation of SDGs in the North Eastern Region (NER). Organized by NITI Aayog, in partnership with the North Eastern Council, Govt.

The preparation of the State Action Plan for 2019-20 is aimed at achieving the desired outcomes under the key focus areas. The Empowered Committee (EC) has observed that the implementation of Rural Development Programmes had been outstanding in various States/UTs.

West Bengal and Sikkim are very close to achieving 100 per cent ODF coverage.