Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding pollution by textile industries at Pali, Rajasthan, 07/12/2020

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kishan Paryavaran Sangaharsh Samiti, Jaipur Vs State of Rajasthan & Others dated 07/12/2020.

The issue involves remedial action against discharge of untreated trade effluents by textile industries at Pali.

The bench of Justices Adarsh Kumar Goel and Sheo Kumar Singh of the NGT directed for the constitution of a Committee to be headed by Justice Prakash Chandra Tatia for determining final compensation as per laid down parameters. The Committee would take stock of compliance of environmental norms and interact with all concerned stakeholders, including the villagers through their panchayats and give its recommendations for future course of action, including the final quantum of compensation to be recovered on “Polluter Pays” principles and plan for restoration.