Every day when one travels to work, goes grocery shopping, or any other place – one comes across at least a handful of vehicles spreading smoke billows from the exhaust pipe. Evidently, there’s no denying that vehicles are one of the biggest air pollution contributors.
Announced in July 2014, Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP) for National Waterway 1 lies on the Ganga-Bhagirathi-Hooghly river systems. The completion of this project is scheduled for December 2023. However, the Ganga waterway and river systems are not included in the list of projects that
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) orders the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) to submit an expert opinion on Vishnugad-Pipalkoti Hydroelectric project in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand during a plea hearing. The order was given during the hearing of a plea by Dr. Bharat Jhunjhunawala
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
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
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