Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Sk. Kamre Alam Vs Government of West Bengal & Ors. dated 01/10/2015 regarding the installation of a mobile tower by VIOM Network Limited in a thickly populated residential locality of Kashipur Mouza, Purba Medinipore, West Bengal.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Forward Foundation & Ors. Vs. State of Karnataka & Ors. dated 10/09/2015 regarding encroachment on lake beds, Bangalore, 10/09/2015.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Biranchi Narayan Mahapatra Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 08/09/2015 regarding unauthorised structures being developed in Berhampur Municipal area by encroaching natural ponds sanctioned by Berhampur Municipality in violation of the environmental laws.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dwaipayan Sengupta Vs Union of India & Ors. dated 01/09/2015 regarding Nayanjuli canal and its restoration.

The Tribunal directed the Principal Secretary, PWD, Govt. of West Bengal to formulate a scheme in consultation with his engineers for free flow of water by removing the obstruction in three points viz. Golaghata, Lake Town and Bangur. NGT also directed a scheme to be framed for free passage of flow of water without obstruction by way of construction of bridge or installation of hume pipes in those three points.

“Under the law you have the authority. You take action,” said the court, while directing the Public Works Department (PWD) and the Delhi Police to “cooperate” in removing encroachments.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Paschim Banga Vigyan Manch & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 21/07/2015 regarding encroachment of Nayanjuli starting from Ultadanga to Lake Town crossing of VIP road, Kolkata.

It is further contended in the application that at the present moment many have illegally started or going to start new construction thereon. Due to such encroachment, the capacity of the canal has reduced to hold the excess rain water as well as recharging of ground water has been affected.

PUNE: People's proactive role in protection and conservation of lakes in cities like Pune (Katraj and Lakaki lakes), Kolhapur and Bengaluru among others places has drawn the Centre's attention to t

'Water quality of lakes surveyed does not conform to prescribed standards'

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Sant Nagar Residents Welfare Association & Others Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi & Others dated 01/06/2015 regarding encroachment of green spaces, Delhi.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Prof. Imtiaz Ahmed & Ors. Vs State of NCT of Delhi & Ors. dated 29/05/2015 regarding non-forest activity on the forest land of Delhi Ridge.

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