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Today the world faces unprecedented challenges in waste management while the state of the municipal waste management sector globally is a matter of concern.

The NGT, September 14 directed the Executive Officer, Municipal Council, Manali, Himachal Pradesh to file a fresh status report regarding the illegal dumping of solid waste by the solid waste processing plant in the gram panchayat area of Shallen, village Rangadi, post Kalath, tehsil Manali, district Kullu. Municipal Council was also directed to file action taken report against the service provider, if they are not performing as per norms.

This Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India for the year ended 31 March 2021 has been prepared for submission to the Governor of the State of Kerala under Article 151(2) of the Constitution of India for being placed in the State Legislature.

How can Multi-Stakeholder Partnerships manage plastic pollution in developing countries? See what learnt from Indonesia, Ghana, and Vietnam about National Plastic Action Partnerships (NPAP) in this report.

The case study aims to take a snapshot of the municipal waste management ecosystems of certain countries in the Global South, particularly focusing on private sector-led good practices, inclusive growth and sustainable financing. The countries were selected upon criteria such as GDP, total waste production and geographic variety.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench) in the matter of In Re: News Item published in Times of India, Kolkata edition dated 29.08.2023 titled “Kestopur neighbourhood raises a stink over open vat, Kolkata” dated 04/09/2023.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ramnaresh Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 29/08/2023.

The grievance in the application is regarding discharge of untreated sewage in Pamari drain which is adding to pollution of river Yamuna.  The NGT vide order dated August 30, 2022 had directed a joint committee to submit a report on the matter.

The Tribunal, August 29, 2023 noted that the replies filed before the court was "materially deficient".

Reply by Municipal Corporation, Gorakhpur in Original Application No 613 of 2022 in the matter of Ram Milan Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 28/08/2023.

The matter related to waste management in the city of Gorakhpur.

Order of the Calcutta High Court in the matter of Apurba Biswas & Others Vs The State of West Bengal & Others dated 28/08/2023.

The petitioners, through a public interest litigation alleged that a plot of land measuring 117 decimals in L.R. Plot No.323, R.S. Plot No.252 of Mouza Chithaliya, Police Station Gopalnagar, District North 24 Parganas is being illegally converted into an organic fertilizer plant.

Joint Committee report in the matter of Chandra Prakash Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 25/08/2023. The committee visited the portable and compact transfer station for municipal solid waste, Shaheed Path South City, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. The portable and compact transfer station for municipal solid waste, Shaheed Path South City, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh having capacity of 40 TPD of MSW. The portable and compact transfer station (PCTS) machines were not operational at the time of inspection.

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