Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding dumping of waste material, DLF Phase-III, Gurgaon, Haryana, 29/04/2022

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pradeep Norula Vs Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon & Others dated 29/04/2022.

Grievance of the applicant is that malba / waste material was being dumped behind the lane of T-1 of DLF Phase-III, Gurgaon, Haryana.

A report filed by the Municipal Corporation, Gurgaon, April 27, 2022 said that the impugned area where illegal malba / waste material is alleged to be dumped is clean and no malba is presently lying at the site. Further, the Municipal Corporation, Gurgaon is regularly challenging and impounding the vehicles carrying illegal malba. During the period between September 4, 2021 to March 9, 2022, 126 vehicles have been impounded and challaned.

The NGT ruled that from the report of the Municipal Corporation, Gurgaon it looks that adequate action is being taken on a regular basis and thus no further order is necessary. The court disposed of the application with the recommendation that the Municipal Corporation can explore developing an app to receive public grievances and their redressal, if no such system exists so far.