NGT asks agencies to Submit Bellandur lake plan in 15 days



By Accommodation Times Bureau

Bengaluru: The additional chief secretary of the Department of Urban Development and the chief executive officer of the Lake Development Authority, when appeared before the National Green Tribunal (NGT) bench on August 22, the tribunal (NGT) asked the agencies to work together on a daily basis and submit a revival plan before the tribunal by September 7.

Taking a dim view of Bellandur clean-up authorities who were refusing to give an undertaking that the lake was free of municipal solid waste.

The tribunal explored step-by-step measures to clean Bengaluru’s most polluted water body, focused on slaying silt, municipal solid waste, commercial waste and Domestic waste.

The court estimated and interfered the ill-preparedness of civic agencies in the case when the CEO of the Karnataka Lake Conservation and Development Authority expressed unwillingness to go on record ,about the current state of the lake.

Earlier, Aditya Sondhi, additional advocate general of Karnataka, had submitted that municipal solid waste, construction and demolition waste had been removed from the lakebed.

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