The Chairperson of the National Green Tribunal Justice Swantanter Kumar, who is a retired Supreme Court Judge, is an advocate of sustainable development. He was born in Shimla and had joined the NGT as its Chairperson in 2012. He is known for his strict decisions
NGT has again slammed the Ministry of Environment (MoEF) over its affidavit which had said that the ministry failed to study various aspects of PET bottles packaging to reach any solid conclusion.
Petrol & diesel vehicles completely banned on ecologically sensitive Rohtang-Pass in western Himalayas
The side-effects of high human activity are now visible on Himalayas as well. The condition has worsened to such an extent that the National Green Tribunal (NGT) of India
The fragile ecology of the Himalayas is in danger due to untamed human activities. Earlier, the government was trying to deny claims of damage to glaciers or to the ecology to escape NGT’s lashing. However, now, the Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has officially confirmed that
The capital city of India is now world’s number one in air pollution. According to a global study Delhi’s air is highly toxic and killing 80 people every day.
To counter alarming rise in vehicular pollution in Delhi, National Green Tribunal had rebuked the government for their failure to plan and implement any measures against it. NGT had ordered that no diesel vehicle over 10 year old shall ply on roads. It has started