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Question raised in Lok Sabha on Capacity of Sewage Treatment Plants, 14/03/2017. As per a report published by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in March, 2015, the sewage generation from urban areas in the country is estimated at 61,948 million litres per day (mld), against which a sewage treatment capacity of 23,277 mld, or 37% of the sewage generation is available. The State-wise details of sewage generation from urban areas and corresponding sewage treatment capacity available are at Annexure.

The Karnataka high court on Monday directed the counsels representing both the state as well central government to ascertain by Wednesday the steps taken in the matter of implementation of the dire

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Rohit Choudhury Vs Union of India & Others dated 10/03/2017 regarding garbage dumping in Deepor Beel, Kamrup District, Assam. Advocate General for the State of Assam submitted before NGT that a Management Plan is being prepared by the IIT, Kharagpur which has been engaged as a consultant for the project and it would take some time to place it on record.

Uncontrolled and unregulated pollution of water bodies in India is a matter of grave concern, and the Supreme Court’s direction to the State Pollution Control Boards (SPCBs) to initiate stringent a

प्रदूषण नियंत्रण बोर्ड नौ मुख्य स्थानों से गंगा जल के सैंपल लेकर उनकी शुद्धता जांचता था। ऋषिकेश में दो व हरिद्वार में एक और स्थान से गंगा में बहाए जा रहे पानी की शुद्धता जांचेगा।

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Fluoride and Arsenic in Drinking Water, 09/03/2017. As reported by the States into the online Integrated Management Information System (IMIS), the

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Discharge of Sewage into Ganga River, 09/03/2017. As per data available from Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the total sewage generation in Ganga basin states from all the Class-I and Class-II cities is 11386.60 Million Liters per Day (MLD).

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M.C. Mehta Vs. Union of India & Others dated 08/03/2017 regarding Ganga pollution. Additional Municipal Commissioner, Nagar Nigam Kanpur submitted before NGT as stated that there are 110 wards and 1669 colonies in Kanpur city. The slums and illegal colonies have not been provided with any sewer line. The sewer or other discharge from these colonies and from the houses which are not provided the septic tanks is released into drains which meets the Corporation’s drain and ultimately it goes to the river Ganga.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M.C. Mehta Vs. Union of India & Others dated 07/03/2017 regarding Ganga pollution. NGT asks Ministry of Water Resources the prime object of the Ministry: Is it to clean and rejuvenate river Ganga or to clean the cities falling under the jurisdiction of different States under the Namami Gange Scheme.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Sheikh Rashid Charitable Foundation, Malegaon V/s Union Of India & Others dated 06/03/2017 regarding water pollution in River Malegaon caused on account of unregulated disposal of solid waste and lack of proper sewage system.

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