Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zone Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Dr. Subhash C. Pandey Vs Bhopal Municipal Corporation & Others dated 11/09/2023.

The applicant, Subhash C. Pandey said that under the Capital Project Administration, plantation was done in the Bhopal city but the trees and plants are being cut or damaged and land under plantation has been diverted or continuously under encroachment by the unauthorised persons for personal and commercial purposes.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Sunder Singh & Others Vs M/S Satish Kumar Garg and Company & Others dated 28/08/2023.

The Supreme Court, August 28, 2023 directed that till further orders are passed trees should not be cut by the mining company, M/S Satish Kumar Garg and Company on the strength of the environmental clearance by the State Expert Appraisal Committee (SEIAA) granted on August 8, 2023.

Report by the Himachal Pradesh State Pollution Control Board regarding illegal cutting/uprooting of khair trees in Rail Beat area falling in Dada Seeba forest range, district Kangra, Himachal Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vedprakash Bhatt & Others Vs Northern Solar Energy Private Limited & Others dated 09/08/2023.

The grievance of the applicant is cutting and unnecessary felling of trees (Chid and Baanj) without permission of the Forest Department and the State PCB by Solar Pulse Energy Pvt. Ltd. in village Kunidhar, Almora.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Raj Kumar Vs State of Haryana dated 02/08/2023.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kuldeep Singh Khaira & Others Vs State of Punjab & Others dated 28/07/2023. The matter related to  violation of Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986 and Article 51A of the Constitution of India by cutting the trees and not taking action by the state authorities.

Order of the High Court of Meghalaya in the matter of Kaustav Paul Vs State of Meghalaya & Others dated 11/07/2023.

The matter related to felling of trees in Shillong to make way for the Shillong-Dawki Road Project. The Shillong-Dawki Road Project under Japanese funding is divided in five packages.

The PIL filed by Kaustav Paul pertains to felling of trees in Shillong as part of package I of the entire project.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench) in the matter of Awadhesh Kumar Pandey Vs State of Jharkhand dated 07/07/2023.

The applicant has requested for immediate halting of the concretization drive in Telco Colony and surrounding areas of Jamshedpur till a comprehensive Environment Impact Assessment is conducted to undertake de-concretization measures, specifically for the removal of concrete and tiling around tree roots and provision for adequate space and soil for their growth and sustenance.

The NGT, July 5 directed a joint committee to look into the matter of trees being cut while widening the road from 60 feet to 80 feet from village Hawala Khurd to Shilp Gram, Udaipur, Rajasthan.

Taking into consideration a petition filed against illegal axing of trees in Ludhiana, the National Green Tribunal vide order, March 17, 2023 directed the Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (HoFF), Punjab to look into the matter and take remedial action and file an action taken report to the court within two months.

A committee was constituted under the Chairmanship of Chief Conservator of Forest (Plains), Punjab. The committee submitted its report to the NGT, June 1, 2023.