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

NGT asked the govt to explore possibilities for rehabilitation of illegal residents in South Delhi

By Accommodation Times Bureau NEW DELHI Delhi government has been directed by the NGT for exploring the chance of rehabilitating unauthorized residents those live along a drain at a colony here. Delhi government to intimate it about an alleging lack of sewage facilities at the residential complex in south Delhi, a bench headed

NGT asks DDA to award tenders for laying pipelines to supply treated sewage water

By Accommodation Times Bureau NEW DELHI Delhi Development Authority has been directed by a National Green Tribunal bench consisting Justice Raghuvendra S. Rathore and expert member Satyavan Singh Garbyal to award tenders for laying a pipeline which will be used to supply treated sewage water for gardening purposes in a South Delhi

Authority seeks report on illegal farm houses, banquet halls

By Accommodation Times Bureau New Delhi The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has sought an action taken report from the authorities against illegal farms houses and banquet halls in Ghaziabad. Acting Chairperson Justice Jawad Rahim asked the GDA to file an affidavit on the issue. The bench said, "The Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) is directed

Kanjurmarg plot to be used for Mumbai’s Metro-VI Project

By Accommodation Times Bureau The 41-hectare Kanjurmarg salt pan land, which was first identified for the Colaba-SEEPZ Metro-III car shed, will now be used for Metro-VI. This elevated metro line is from Swami Samarth Nagar (Lokhandwala, Andheri West) via Jogeshwari-Vikhroli Link Road to Kanjurmarg. While activists were keen the Metro-III car shed be

NGT axes Haryana govt over axing trees in Aravalli’s for realty project

By Accommodation Times Bureau Breaching norms meant for safeguarding the Aravallis by carrying out construction and thereby damaging the natural habitat by felling trees has been brought to light in Haryana. Following the intervention of environmentalists who questioned the approval of tree felling at Sarai Khwaja village of Faridabad district, in the