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The National Green Tribunal has directed the state to formulate an action plan with regard to the entire state for collection and disposal of municipal solid waste.

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Health and Child Care secretary Gerald Gwinji yesterday said the ministry had already launched its own investigations with a view to bring the culprits to book.

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Bhopal: After the euphoria of the national silver in the Swachh Survey, the 'sweep-stakes' have gone up for Bhopal.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Trans Delhi Signature City-Residents’ Welfare Association (TDSC-RWA) Vs. Chairman/Managing Director (UPSIDC) & Others dated 05/06/2017 regarding disposal of municipal solid waste in Trans Delhi Signature City, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh. NGT directs UPPCB to inspect the area and submit the status report in case they find that Air and Water Act’s consent and conditions of the EC are violated, shall take action as accordance with law against the offending parties.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Suo Motu Uttarakhand Human Rights Commission Vs. Chief Secretary, Govt. of Uttarakhand & Others dated 05/06/2017 regarding disposal of sewage in river Kausi and Ganga, Uttarakhand. NGT directs the Chief Secretary, State of Uttarakhand to resolve the issue with regard to both the projects, namely the STP as well as the MSW site.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Girdhari Lal Vs. State & Others dated 03/06/2017 regarding M/s. Devdham Café restaurant being run near river Beas. The restaurant has obtained necessary permissions for running it as well as necessary infrastructure for disposal of MSW. NGT directs the Municipal Board to submit report with regard to the compliance made by the restaurant and further operation will be subject to report of the Municipal Board.

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