Order of the National Green Tribunal on construction on the flood plains of river Yamuna, 28/09/2020

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Manoj Misra Vs Union of India & Others dated 28/09/2020. This application was filed by the Delhi Police for permission to raise construction for accommodation of the Police trainees in the flood plains of river Yamuna, which is prohibited under the orders of the National Green Tribunal in Original Application No. 06/2012 (Manoj Mishra v. Union of India & Others).

The bench of Justices Adarsh Kumar Goel and Sonam Phintso Wangdi of the NGT dismissed the application and said that the project would right on the flood plains and has potential for generating solid waste and sewage.