National Green Tribunal sets deadline for floodplain zones

By Accommodation Times News Service The National Green Tribunal has finally set a deadline of 4 weeks on all the government agencies including the Noida Authority, DDA and GDA to take the clear stand on the areas they consider as floodplains. The tribunal has granted time to these development agencies to

National Green Tribunal

By Accommodation Times (www.accommodationtimes.com) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has been established on 18.10.2010. The Tribunal has been established for effective and expeditious disposal of cases relating to environmental protection and conservation of forests and other natural resources including enforcement of any legal right relating to environment and giving relief and compensation

CPWD adopts modern, efficient and green construction technology

By Accommodation Times News Services Government’s construction major, the Central Public Works Department (CPWD) will henceforth, adopt modern Monolithic construction technology for all major projects of Rs.100 cr and above each, abandoning traditional methods of construction which are marked by several disadvantages. Monolithic construction, being followed in countries like the US, UK,

Metro projects don’t need green nod, MoEF tells NGT

By Accommodation Times News Service The ministry of environment, forests and climate change (MoEFCC) and DMRC made this assertion in response to a petition alleging that construction of the upcoming Noida-Greater Noida Metro line lacks environmental clearance Metro projects are not required to seek environmental clearance from the central and state governments,

Noida homes near Okhla Sanctuary under green scanner for 2 years

              By Accommodation Times News Service Buyers of about 30,000 completed flats in Noida, falling within the 10-km radius of the Okhla Bird Sanctuary, might have to wait for another two years before their houses can be safe from further environmental litigation. Though the environment ministry hasn't notified the initial draft for eco-sensitive area around the sanctuary,

Green Tribunal notices to IL&FS, HUDA for cutting the trees

By Accommodation Times News Service The National Green Tribunal (NGT) served a notice to IL&FS and HUDA for cutting the trees on NH-8. The NGT has sought response to the notice before the next hearing by a vacation bench. It is an action taken against them by a complaint filed. In

Government of Maharashtra now to follow ‘Green ‘norms

By Pallavii Pitale In a state summit, that is being conducted in Mumbai, Government of Maharashtra has committed to follow stringent norms by TERI- The Energy  and Resources Institute, for the ‘green’ development in the state. It is first of it’s kind of decision taken by any state in the country. For

States to formulate waste management action plan by this Oct 31 and execute by Dec 2019

By Accommodation Times Bureau CHANDIGARH The National Green Tribunal has started monitoring the implementation of provisions of Solid Waste Management (SWM) Rules, 2016 through 5 Regional Monitoring Committees (RMCs) across the country. The 1st meeting of Northern region monitoring committee (NRMC) was held under the Chairmanship of Rajwant Sandhu on September 19