Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mahagunpuram Apartment Owners Association Vs Ghaziabad Development Authority & Others dated 25/03/2022.

The application was filed to consider the compliance report filed by the Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) in pursuance of the NGT order, August 20, 2018 (O.A. No. 06/2018).

The NGT had directed the Ghaziabad Development Authority to comply with environmental clearance - the housing societies are required to keep 15 per cent o the area as green belt out of the total plot area of 54630 sq. metres.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Devanshu Bose Vs Agra Development Authority & Others dated 24/03/2022.

The matter related to discharge of sewage quantity of 1.45 lakh litres per day generated by Nalanda Town, a housing colony developed by a builder at Shamshabad Road area of Agra, Police Station Tajganj Ekta Chowki, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, on open land.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Prakash Chandra Rao Aluggelu Vs State of Karnataka dated 03/02/2022.

The matter related to installation of STP by Dhammanagi Developers at Lilium Gardenia Apartments. It is said that the STP is operating without consent to operate and there are flaws in its designs and therefore pose a health hazard.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Satish Govind Vs President and Secretary, Windsor Park Residents Welfare Association & Others dated 18/10/2021.

Grievance in the application is against violation of air quality norms by operation of diesel generators by the management board of the Windsor Park Residents Welfare Association (WPRWA) at Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zone Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Maj. Gen. Harpreet Singh Bedi & Others Vs Vijay Singh Dwarkadeesh Haveli Builders & Others dated 05/10/2021.

Housing, particularly for low income urban households, is a long-standing challenge in India. In 2012, 96 per cent of the all India urban housing shortage of 18.78 million was confined to low-income economic groups.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Abhisht Kusum Gupta Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 06/11/2020. The issue for consideration is the remedial action for preventing untreated sewage going to the “irrigation canal” in Sector 137, NOIDA ((New Okhla Industrial Development Authority), Uttar Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mahesh Chandra Saxena Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi & Others dated 02/11/2020.

This application seeks injunction against construction of drains in place of sewer lines at Chhatarpur Enclave, New Delhi. It is stated that there are 1700 unauthorised colonies in Delhi wherein the drains, septic tanks and soak pits are constructed. This is a source of pollution of ground water.

Despite the critical importance of adequate housing—both as a means of prevention and for recovery—in dealing with pandemics like COVID-19, the Indian government has not paid attention to reducing the incidence of homelessness or to improving the quality of housing of the urban and rural poor during the pandemic or in its recovery plans.

The Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 14/08/2020.

The case related to the authority of the "Monitoring Committee to seal the residential premises on the private land” particularly when they are not being used for the “commercial purpose” in Delhi. Report No.149 dated April 2, 2019 submitted by the Monitoring Committee concerned specific unauthorized constructions allegedly carried out in the Vasant Kunj and Rajokari area. These constructions were not on public land. The respective persons owned the land.