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Affidavit filed on behalf of Urban Development, Department, Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) and the Minor Irrigation Department in the matter of Court on its own motion Vs State of Karnataka.

The report mentions the various compliances made by the Bangalore Development Authority, the Urban Development Authority and the Minor Irrigation Department in adherence to the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order of December 18, 2019.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on its own Motion Applicant Vs State of Karnataka dated 18/12/2019 regarding remedial action for restoration of Bellandur, Agara and Varthur lakes at Bangalore – preventing discharge and dumping of pollutants, removing encroachments from catchment area and other steps for restoration.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Samaj Parivartana Samudaya & Others Vs State of Karnataka & Others dated 24/01/2019 regarding Comprehensive Environmental Plan for Mining Impact Zone (CEPMIZ), Karnataka. SC asks Shyam Divan, Amicus Curiae to examine the feasibility of the approval of propo

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Samaj Parivartana Samudaya & Others Vs State of Karnataka & Others dated 24/01/2019. The issue in these applications is whether the leased areas of the lessees in question fall within the Revenue land or Forest land. The High Court of Karnataka in its order dated 16/11/2018 sets aside the notifications under the Karnataka Forest Act, 1963, dated 4.8.1994 and 4.9.2014 which according to the State of Karnataka go in support of the claim of the lessees to allow them to commence mining in the leased areas.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on its own Motion Versus State of Karnataka & Others dated 06/12/2018 regarding contamination of water bodies at Bengaluru - Bellandur lake, Agara lake and Varthur lake on account of discharge of untreated sewage and other effluents from residential/commercial/industrial buildings.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vinay Shivanand Nayak Vs. State of Karnataka & Others dated 26/09/2018. The principal question requiring determination in this case is as to whether the State of Karnataka should be permitted to continue with the use of BS-II and III compliant public transport vehicles and also the incidental question as to whether permission should be grant for purchase of 1000 number of BS-IV compliant public transport vehicles as prayed for on behalf of the State Transport Corporation.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of K. S. Ravi Vs. State of Karnataka & Others dated 04/09/2018 regarding restraining construction activities at Kaikondrahalli Vilalge, BBMP Ward No. 150 (Bellandur Ward), Mahadevpura Zone, Bengaluru. The grievance of the applicant is that the project called ‘SJR Watermark Project’ on the bank of Kaikondrahalli Lake in Bengaluru was within less than 10 meters from the edge of the lake as against the requirement of distance of 30 meters which is a buffer/no development/no construction Zone.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sarvabhoum Bagali Vs. State of Karnataka & Others dated 20/08/2018. The grievance in this application is the order of State of Karnataka dated 18.11.2016 under the provisions of Karnataka Minor Mineral Concession Rule, 1994 permitting use of JCB for sand mining and permitting instream sand mining at the base of the river is in conflict with the Sustainable Sand Mining Management Guidelines, 2016 issued by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC).

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on its own Motion Vs. State of Karnataka And D. Kupendra Reddy Vs. State of Karnataka & Others dated 27/11/2017 regarding cleaning up of Bellandur lake in Bengaluru. Court directs the State of Karnataka to issue notice to all the builders who had constructed flats near Bellandur Lake without constructing sewage treatment plants (STP).

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of D. Kupendra Reddy Vs. State of Karnataka & Others dated 22/08/2017 regarding dumping of sewage in Bellandur lake, Karnataka. Counsel appearing for the State of Karnataka submits that he would place before the Tribunal a complete action plan, particularly in relation to:

1. Removal of silt from the lake

2. Treatment of the sewage which is going into the lake, untreated or partially treated

3. Establishment of STPs by all the residential complexes around/near the lake.

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