Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding a construction project in the buffer zone of Kaikondarahalli Lake, Bangalore, Karnataka, 11/03/2019

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mahadevpura Parisara Samrakshane Mattu Abhivrudhi Samiti Vs Union of India & Others dated 11/03/2019. The prayer in this application is to restore ecology of Kaikondarahalli lake in Bangalore city. Case of the applicant is that a construction project is being developed in the prohibited area of fragile buffer zone of the Kaikondarahalli Lake.

NGT directs a Joint Committee of Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB), Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) and the Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) to look into the matter and take appropriate action in accordance with law and furnish a factual and action taken report to the Tribunal within one month.