Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding Flood Plain Area or River Front Area, 23/10/2013

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Akash Vashishtha & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 23/10/2013. NGT in the order has directed all the concerned authorities, state Governments particularly, the State of UP and DDA to file an Affidavit of the Principal Secretary, Irrigation, UP and Vice-Chairman of DDA showing as to what is their policy in relation to Flood Plain Area like in Ghaziabad it is stated to
be (125 area). Secondly, whether they have declared the Flood Plain Area in their respective States and cities if so the nomenclature given like Zone 0 etc. and its bifurcation. Further what activity, if any, is permissible in Flood Plain Area or River Front Area with reference to the law under which it had been duly notified by the concerned authority.

Original Source: http://www.greentribunal.gov.in/orderinpdf/812-2013%20TO%20839-2013(MApp)_23Oct2013.pdf