Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding drying up of a lake in Delhi, 01/11/2018

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sachin Goel Vs. Govt. of NCT of Delhi dated 01/11/2018. Proceedings have been initiated on receipt of a letter alleging that lake at Roshanara Garden, Shakti Nagar, Delhi has dried on account of excessive use of ground water. It is suggested that treated sewage water be channelized into the lake. The same may be supplied by the Delhi Jal Board. Cost of STP may be recovered from the citizens. Untreated sewage water be sourced from Nazafgarh Drain.

National Green Tribunal is of the view that the suggestions in the letter ought to be considered in a joint meeting of the representatives of the CEO, Delhi Jal Board, the North Delhi Municipal Corporation and the Director General, Archaeological Survey of India, within one month.