National Green Tribunal

Dr Harsh Vardhan inaugurates Green Crematoria pyres in Delhi to mitigate air pollution

"The system is designed with an efficient scrubbing system offering reduced emission of smoke, oil/greases, hydrocarbons, and particulates with ease of recycle and disposal of scrubbed liquid and solids," the press release said.

Mar 13, 2021, 09:51 AM IST

NGT extends ban on sale, use of firecrackers amid decline in air quality

The NGT ban will also be applicable in all cities/towns in the country where the ambient air quality falls under the ‘poor’ and above category, the order said.

Dec 02, 2020, 14:33 PM IST

NGT directs CPCB to recover fine from Amazon, Flipkart for excessive plastic packaging

The CPCB has earlier told the NGT that e-commerce giants need to fulfil their extended producer responsibility under the Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016, and need to establish a system for collecting back the plastic waste generated due to the packaging of their products, the CPCB had earlier told the NGT.

Sep 12, 2020, 13:03 PM IST

Visva-Bharati ready to hold Poush Mela if Centre provides financial help

Vice-Chancellor Prof Bidyut Chakraborty told a meeting that if the institute has to hold the fair, it also needs full cooperation of all stakeholders including local people and traders, according to a member of the Executive Council (EC), the highest decision-making body of the university.

Aug 28, 2020, 19:16 PM IST

Visakhapatnam gas leak: NGT approached to order high-level probe into incident

The Foundation has also requested for a direction by NGT to the state government to take steps for protection, safety, and security of residents of the surrounding area.

May 07, 2020, 15:27 PM IST

NGT directs teams of Centre, CPCB to supervise scientific disposal of COVID-19 waste

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel directed the Chief Secretary of States and Union Territories to closely monitor the scientific storage, transport, handling, management and disposal of COVID-19 waste as its improper handling poses a grave threat rob environment and health of people.

Apr 24, 2020, 19:20 PM IST

NGT slaps Rs 10 cr fine on Uttar Pradesh govt, Rs 280 cr on tanneries

The NGT has also slapped a fine of Rs 280 crore on 22 tanneries for causing pollution.

Nov 19, 2019, 11:03 AM IST

National Green Tribunal dismisses plea challenging implementation of odd-even scheme in Delhi

The petition was filed by Advocate Gaurav Bansal and in his plea Bansal had claimed that during an assessment of the effect of the odd-even scheme when it was first implemented in 2016 it was found that the ambient air quality during the implementation period was found to be worse when compared to when the scheme was not in force.

Sep 18, 2019, 12:37 PM IST

DNA: Detailed analysis of flood situation near river Yamuna due to encroachment

In this segment of DNA, we bring to you a detailed analysis of flood situation near river Yamuna due to encroachment. Watch the full video to know more. #YamunaRiverBanks #EncroachmentNearYamuna

Aug 20, 2019, 22:50 PM IST

Home to 3 world heritage sites, Agra's pollution level remains alarming

River activists here have demanded urgent steps to save the Yamuna, which is slowly dying due to pollution and lack of water.

Jul 22, 2019, 15:03 PM IST

NGT acts tough on air pollution, directs 6 states to submit action plan by April 30

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel ordered the chief secretaries of Assam, Jharkhand Maharashtra, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Nagaland governments to submit their plan within the stipulated time.

Mar 17, 2019, 17:53 PM IST

NGT slaps 500 Crore fine on Volkswagen India for cheating emission tests

In a huge setback for Volkswagen, NGT has slapped a 500 Crore penalty on Volkswagen for installing ‘Cheat Devices’ that helped them cheat through emission tests.

Mar 07, 2019, 14:20 PM IST

NGT slaps Rs 500 crore fine on Volkswagen for using cheat device in diesel cars

A bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel directed the carmaker to deposit the amount within two months.

Mar 07, 2019, 12:49 PM IST

NGT orders UP govt to submit 25 crore for failure to curb pollution in Agra

50 per cent of sewerage system was not in working condition, untreated sewage was being dumped into the open drains and the drainage system was 55 years old

Feb 01, 2019, 18:18 PM IST

Unhappy with Yamuna cleaning, NGT asks Delhi, UP, Haryana to deposit Rs 10 crore each

The green panel had said pollution in the Yamuna was of serious concern as it was highly contaminated with industrial effluents and sewage.

Jan 29, 2019, 16:15 PM IST

NGT directs Volkswagen to deposit Rs 100 crore within 24 hours for causing air pollution in Delhi

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel has directed Volkswagen to give an undertaking and deposit money by 5 pm on Friday.

Jan 17, 2019, 11:09 AM IST

NGT directs traffic police to regulate Delhi's traffic through Google maps

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said the roads should be made free of congestion to decrease air pollution in the national capital.

Jan 07, 2019, 17:09 PM IST

NGT imposes Rs 100 cr fine on Meghalaya government for failing to curb illegal mining

A report of a high-level committee stated that majority of the mines in the northeastern state were operating without a lease or licence.

Jan 04, 2019, 23:45 PM IST

Tamil Nadu govt approaches SC challenging NGT's order of re-opening Sterlite plant

The NGT had on December 15 set aside Tamil Nadu government’s order for closure of Sterlite plant.

Jan 02, 2019, 11:46 AM IST

Elephants electrocuted: NGT sets up 3-member investigation team

Coming down hard against the Odisha Electricity Board, the NGT slapped a Rs 1 crore fine for negligence while ensuring that a proper investigation is done in the matter.

Oct 30, 2018, 17:14 PM IST