Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Society for Preservation of Kasauli and its Environs (SPOKE) Vs Barog Heights Hotel dated 07/12/2017 regarding private buildings existing which are having more than 3 or 4 storeys and are running hotel business in Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh.

National Green Tribunal passes the following directions:

1. Hotel Barog Heights shall demolish the structure which is unauthorised and in exercise to the provisions of Himachal Pradesh Town & Country Planning Act, 1977.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pandalaneni Srimannarayana & Others Vs State of Andhra Pradesh & Others dated 17/11/2017 regarding formation of a Green Field New Capital namely Amravati as it poses a serious threat to the environment.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Sarbeswar Boruah Vs State of Assam & Others dated 13/11/2017 regarding the decision of the Central Government and the Government of Assam to establish AIIMS at the Jalah Beel in North Guwahati in preference to Raha village in Nagaon district of Assam.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Yogendra Mohan Sengupta Vs. Union of India & Others dated 05/09/2017 regarding construction activity in 17 green belts of Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. Counsel appearing for the state of Himachal Pradesh has informed the National Green Tribunal that they are planning to file the Integrated Development Plan of Shimla and the Applicant (Yogendra Mohan Sengupta) would file the report of CAG particularly with reference to the landslides.

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Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Society for Preservation of Kasauli and its Environs Vs Bird’s View Resort & Others dated 30/05/2017 regarding unauthorized construction of hotels in close vicinity of Kasauli area in the State of Himachal Pradesh. It was brought before the notice of the court that there are instances where plans were sanctioned for a limited purpose but they have been flagrantly violated, for instance, where 7 rooms were sanctioned, 50 rooms have been constructed.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Society for Preservation of Kasauli and its Environs (SPOKE) Vs. Bird’s View Resort; Chelsea Resorts; Hotel Pine View; Narayani Guest House; Nilgiri Hotel; Hotel Divshikha dated 27/04/2017 regarding banning construction activity in Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh.

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