Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rajesh Kumar Dokwal Vs Govt of NCT of Delhi dated 30/10/2023.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shamsher Singh Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi dated 17/10/2023.

The matter related to dumping of sewage by unauthorized trucks/vehicles on roads and drains resulting in pollution and damage to environment.

The tribunal by its order, December 21, 2022 had taken note of the recommendation of the joint committee report, December 18, 2022 and directed the Chief Secretary to take up follow up action in coordination with the concerned departments/authorities.

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Detailed compliance report by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) in the matter of D S Katara & Others Vs Govt of NCT of Delhi & Others dated 29/05/2023.

The matter related to a stagnant open drain in Vasant Kunj. A ditch created behind a society in Vasant Kunj to resolve the issue of waterlogging during the rainy season was in an unhygienic condition due to sewer/drain water being discharged for an unauthorised drain from village Mahipalpur.

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The Tamil Nadu government was directed by the National Green Tribunal, southern zone, Chennai to publish the new rules and guidelines related to sewage management in newspapers to make the people aware of the same.

The court said that the departments concerned should strictly follow and implement the rules to bring under control the problem of sewage water being illegally disposed of.

At present, no specific area for collection of septage tanks has been earmarked to the vendors and they can collect septic waste from any place throughout Delhi.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anil Kumar Singh Vs State of Jharkhand & Others dated 30/05/2022.

Grievance in the application is against failure of the Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) to scientifically manage solid waste in accordance with statutory obligation under the Municipal Solid Wastes (Management & Handling) Rules, 2010 and constitutional obligation to provide a clean environment to the citizens, which is part of the right to life.

The application was filed December 17, 2014 and came up for hearing first time, January 7, 2015.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai Vs Nitin Shankar Deshpande & Others dated 01/02/2022.

The matter related to the Mumbai Sewage Disposal Project Stage-II including the upgradation of seven STPs at Worli, Bandra, Dharavi, Versova, Bhandup, Malad and Ghatkopar waste water treatment facilities.

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