Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding Jojari river pollution, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, 22/04/2019

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gram Panchayat ARABA Vs State of Rajasthan & Others dated 22/04/2019 regarding pollution by industries in Jodhpur city along Jojari river. It has come to the notice of the Tribunal that untreated water is still being discharged into the river and the CETP is not treating the effluent and the same is being allowed to flow into the river.

NGT directs the Chairman, Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board and Director General of Police, Rajasthan to be present before the Tribunal on the next date of hearing and explain the reasons for their failure to make the industry follow the norms of treating the effluents and allowing it to be discharged into the river, without being treated.

Note: Related Order Dated 23/10/2018