Action taken report by the Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) in the case of Original Application No. 523/2019 in the matter of Vaishali Rana Chandra Vs Union of India & Others dated 03/09/2020.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs Union of India & Others dated 14/08/2020.

The case related to construction of sewage treatment plant (STP), laying of sewage line and improvement of the cremation ground in Puri as well as removal of sheds and unauthorized and illegal structures raised in the coastal regulation zone (CRZ) area.

Counter affidavit/reply on behalf of the Ministry of Jal Shakti, Department of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation. An application was filed before the NGT to prevent wastage and misuse of groundwater on account of overflow from overhead tanks in residential and commercial areas. The applicant had also pointed out various other methods by which the potable drinking water was wasted.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Lt. Col. Sarvadaman Singh Oberoi Vs Union of India & Others dated 01/06/2020 regarding identification, protection and restoration of water bodies in India.

Water being a State subject, initiatives on sustainable water management including conservation and water harvesting in the Country is primarily States’ responsibility. However, the important measures taken by the Central Government for conservation, management of ground water and effective implementation of rain water harvesting in the country are at the following URL:

http://mowr.gov.in/sites/default/files/Steps_to_control_water_depletion_....

Water being a State subject, initiatives on sustainable water management including conservation and water harvesting in the Country is primarily States’ responsibility. Further, a number of States have done notable work in the field of water conservation/harvesting.

The water sector in South Tarawa, the capital city of Kiribati, is entering a time of deep transition. In a small island context risks can materialize faster than elsewhere and have disproportionate consequences. Strengthening water sector resilience is therefore critical to people’s welfare and to the economy.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vinod Kumar Jain Vs NCT of Delhi & Others dated 11/09/2019 regarding all the schools and colleges in Delhi to install RWH systems within two months from the date of the order (November 16, 2017) failing which compensation of Rs. 5 lakhs will be required to be paid.

Officials at the District Rural Development Agency (DRDA) studied the topography of the area and found that even when it rained, most of the water simply ran off the hill slopes.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Westend Green Farms Society Vs Union of India & Others dated 08/07/2019 regarding restaurants/hotels/motels/banquets illegally operating in Mahipalpur and Rajokri, Delhi. Violation of law on the subjects of waste management, discharge of effluents, illegal ground water extraction, ground water contamination, emission by illegally operating diesel generators, absence of statutory consents under the Water Act 1974, Air Act 1981 and violation of conditions of consent was found.

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