Order of the Supreme Court of India regarding construction of International Craft Complex in morphological Ridge area, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi, 03/05/2018
Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 03/05/2018 regarding construction of International Craft Complex in morphological Ridge area, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi.
A CEC report on this matter was placed before the Court which was accepted by the Apex Court subject to some conditions:
i) The NBCC (India) Pvt. Ltd. Shall deposit 5% of project cost with the Ridge Management Board Fund for conservation and protection of Delhi Ridge
ii) the NBCC will deposit the cost of undertaking compensatory planting of 135 plants and NBCC/Ministry of Textiles will make available sufficient land for undertaking compensatory planting of 135 plants
iii) the User Agency shall maintain a green belt of trees all along the periphery of the proposed site and create at least one percolation pond in the north eastern side of the plot to facilitate ground water recharge.