Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kashinath Shetye & Others Vs Chief Secretary State of Goa & Others dated 24/09/2020.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Raja Muzaffar Bhat Vs State of Jammu and Kashmir & Others dated 27/08/2020. The issue for consideration is prevention of unscientific dumping of waste and encroachment of Hokersar Wetland, Wular Lake and Kreentchoo-Chandhara Wetland in the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir.

Response on behalf of Raja Muzaffar Bhat in response to the factual and action taken report of December 8, 2019 and progress report of August 18, 2020 filed by the Joint Committee constituted by the Government of Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir under the Chairmanship of Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir.

The matter related to dumping of waste in and around Hokersar and Wullar wetland.

The project was designed to support the government’s efforts to address the pollution and water management issues of its marine ecosystems. The Qingdao municipal government in Shandong Province started the preparation of a new development strategy of “embracing bay development, surrounding bay protection” in 2008.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Raja Muzzaffar Bhat Vs U.T. of Jammu & Kashmir dated 08/07/2020. Grievance in the application was that there was dumping of municipal solid waste in Wullar lake around Ningli Tarzoo in Baramulla district in Jammu & Kashmir. The lake in question is a wetland and a Ramsar site and thus an eco-sensitive area.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Rashid Noor Khan Vs State of Madhya Pradesh dated 25/06/2020 regarding allegation of a mud car rally by a sports group called ‘Bhopal Rally Championship’ being organised illegally in the Bhoj wetland (Upper Lake) of Bhopal.

Freshwater ecosystems host exceptional biodiversity: covering less than 1% of the Earth's surface, they harbour more than 10% of all species. Despite their critical importance, the biodiversity crisis impacts freshwater ecosystems most significantly out of all ecosystems.

Inspection report by the Madhya Pradesh Pollution Control Board (MPPCB) dated 27/01/2020. Compliance of National Green Tribunal order dated October 22, 2019 in case no. 832/2019. The matter related to holding of mud car rally illegally in the Bhoj wetland (Upper Lake) of Bhopal by a sports group called 'Bhopal Rally Championship'.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Save Green Association, Konnagar, Hoogly Vs State of West Bengal dated 16/09/2019 regarding illegal filling of wetland adjacent to Hindustan Motor Factory, Hooghly, West Bengal.

Wetlands are one of the most crucial sources of freshwater and one of the most productive ecosystems on the planet. The Gangetic wetlands are the largest riverine wetland system in India.

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