Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ranjan Sarkar & Others Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 11/06/2020. The matter relates to environmental degradation of a doba (water body/lake) under Sarbasukha Mouza in the district of Paschim Medinipur that was being filled up illegally without having statutory clearances.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dhruba Das Gupta & Others Vs Ministry of Environment Forest & Climate Change & Others dated 05/06/2020 regarding encroachment of the East Kolkata Wetlands and operation of illegal industries within the area without the necessary statutory clearances.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tribunal on its own motion (Regarding Dumping of Garbages at Rajiv Nagar, North 24 Parganas) Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 04/06/2020.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Subhash Datta Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 01/06/2020. The matter related to Santragachi Jheel, a notified bird sanctuary.

The case was instituted on the allegation that the water body was being polluted due to dumping of municipal and plastic wastes and building waste materials. Besides that it was alleged that constructions were being undertaken in the northern side of the jheel by filling up portion of the water body and that there were encroachments and growth of hyacinth.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 18/05/2020 regarding non-compliance of the guidelines prescribed by the Central Pollution Control Board on handling, treatment and disposal of Bio Medical Waste of Covid-19 patient with specific reference to the Bio Medical Waste arising out of home quarantine in the State of West Bengal.

Over a ten-year period from July 2010 to June 2019 the authors found neither India nor Bhutan had reported any incidences of poaching or illegal trade in Red Pandas, but in Nepal a total of 13 seizure records were reported between 2016 and 2019, accounting for a total of 29 pelts. All except two took place in Kathmandu.

The preparation of the State Action Plan for 2019-20 is aimed at achieving the desired outcomes under the key focus areas. The Empowered Committee (EC) has observed that the implementation of Rural Development Programmes had been outstanding in various States/UTs.

Sericulture farms in India’s northeastern state of Assam, are suddenly witnessing a rush of female workers. Improved connectivity of villages is a major reason for this transformation.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anurup Panda Vs Member Secretary, WBPCB & Others dated 28/01/2020 regarding illegal brick kilns in West Bengal. The NGT directed the state and the West Bengal Pollution Control Board to ensure that all existing brick kilns convert to Zig Zag Technology within six

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jadab Chandra Saha & Others Vs West Bengal Pollution Control Board & Others dated 27/01/2020 regarding a rice mill in village of Madanpur, Post Office Mathpalsa, District Birbhum, West Bengal. It is alleged that pollution is caused by the boiler, chimney and parboiling plant located adjacent to the village despite the fact that there are sufficient space inside the mill complex.

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