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Status report by way of affidavit on behalf of District Ganga Protection Committee, Nainital, Uttarakhand in compliance of order dated September 5, 2023.

Report filed on behalf of Greater Chennai Corporation regarding pollution of Adyar estuary. Under the Chennai Rivers Restoration Trust (CRRT) project of eco restoration of Cooum river, construction of compound wall, boundary fence of the Cooum river have been taken up for a length of 23.92 km for preventing encroachments and preventing dumping of garbage and solid wastes. So far 20.54 km length of compound wall has been completed.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter Gauri Maulekhi Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi & Others dated 09/11/2023.

The issue involved in the Original Application is in respect of operation of dairy farms on Yamuna floodplains in National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi.

The stand of the counsel for the applicant is that in the representation, all the details of the 60 dairies along with the photographs operating in violation of the norms with full particulars were disclosed, yet no action has been taken by the concerned authorities.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sanjay Kumar Vs Union of India dated 09/11/2023.

The grievance raised by the Applicant is that National Highways & Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL) has failed to take action for construction of landslide protection gallery, slope protection work and river protection work at Gangotri National Highway, district Uttarkashi for protection of rivers and Himalayas in Uttarakhand.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Meghraj Singh Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 06/11/2023.

In the application the issue relating to encroachment and disappearance of the ponds in Kanpur Dehat District has been raised. As per the tabulated details disclosed in the OA, in the data based survey of 2011-12 regarding fisheries in district Kanpur, Dehat there were total 1975 ponds, which have been reduced to 880 numbers only, therefore, 1095 ponds have disappeared on account of encroachment and contamination of water.

Sewage from houses of Srungavruksham village, Palakoderu mandal, West Godavari district is polluting Adavikodu channel according to a report filed by the Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APPCB).

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) regarding In Re: “Banks of the Circular Canal are getting “Stolen” regularly near Galiff Street: wastes and garbage spreading pollution” – News item published in Bartaman, Daily Bengali Newspaper, dt.15.10.2023, Kolkata dated 17/10/2023.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ganga Pollution Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 16/10/2023. The matter related to defining the floodplain zones of river Ganga and its tributaries and action against the unauthorized construction within the prohibited limits in the State of Uttar Pradesh.

Counsel for the state has submitted that a compilation of all the relevant orders of the High Court especially those wherein the limits restricting the constructions from the river bank of Ganga have been provided and specified would be prepared.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Amit Sharma Vs Haryana Pond & Waste Water Management Authority & Others dated 11/10/2023.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Girja Shankar Rai & Others Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 10/10/2023.

The matter related to protection of Laxmi Tal at Jhansi from unauthorized encroachments and pollution and preventing entry of untreated sewage and sullage was raised. The report filed by a committee stated that in the area which is registered as talab, two illegally constructed houses were found, which have now been demolished. In addition, there were 7 temples and a majar - which could not be demolished due to protest by the local people.