Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding passage required for the establishment of STP by the Nagar Parishad, Bhilwara, Rajasthan, 20/01/2022
Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zone Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Babulal Jajoo Vs State of Rajasthan & Others dated 20/01/2022.
The matter related to passage required for the establishment of STP by the Nagar Parishad, Bhilwara. The matter was taken up, September 29, 2021 and the Commissioner/Chief Executive Officer, Nagar Parishad, Bhilwara was directed to appear before the Tribunal with all records and with the plan so that the matter which is pending since 2015 may be finalized. Counsel for the project proponent has said that it is ready tot start the construction subject to availability of the approach road which is to be done by the Nagar Parishad, Bhilwara.
No sufficient explanation has been given by the Nagar Parishad, Bhilwara as to why the land in possession which is attached to the land allocated for the construction of STP is not identified and demarcated for approach road, the NGT noted.
The NGT directed the Nagar Parishad, Bhilwara to provide 30 feet pathway as proposed and identify and demarcate it within 7 days and submit a personal affidavit before the Tribunal on the next date of hearing (February 3, 2022). Failure to execute the order will cause initiation of legal action and realization of environmental compensation. In case, Nagar Parishad, Bhilwara fails to provide the land within seven days, the corporation shall be liable for payment of Environmental compensation at the rate of Rs. 5,000/- per day which shall be recoverable as per law, the NGT order, January 20, 2022 said.