National Green Tribunal Act Current Affairs, GK & News
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to prepare a noise pollution map and remedial action plan to solve the issue across the country. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel directed the CPCB to identify noise pollution hotspots and categorise cities with specified hotspots and ..
Topics: Adarsh Kumar Goel • Central Pollution Control Board • Contents • Government of India • Judiciary of India • Ministry of Environment and Forests • National Green Tribunal Act • Noise pollution • Pollution • Pollution in India • Remedial action
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) constitutes a monitoring committee to oversee Yamuna rejuvenation project
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has constituted a 2-member monitoring committee to oversee the Yamuna rejuvenation project. The committee, comprising former Delhi Chief Secretary Shailaja Chandra and retired NGT expert member Bikram Singh Sajwan, has been directed to submit the first action plan by September 2018 and report by December 2018. The green panel also ..
Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel, who retired from the Supreme Court on 7th July 2018, has been appointed the new chairperson of the National Green Tribunal (NGT). His tenure as NGT Chairperson has been specified as being for a period of 5 years from the date he assumes office, or till he reaches the age of ..
The Supreme Court has appointed Justice Jawad Rahim as the new acting chairperson of the National Green Tribunal (NGT). The new acting chairperson will discharge his duties until a regular appointment is made and will take part in selection process of other members of the NGT. However, the Chief Justice Dipak Misra bench made it ..
Justice Umesh Dattatraya Salvi has been appointed acting chairperson of National Green Tribunal (NGT) following the superannuation of Justice Swatanter Kumar. He will hold the post till a new Chairperson is appointed or till his superannuation, whichever is earlier. During Justice Kumar tenure as NGT chief, he passed several landmark orders and judgements. These include ..
Topics: Ganges • Haridwar • Hindu pilgrimage sites in India • National Green Tribunal Act • Rigvedic rivers • Rivers • States and union territories of India • Swatanter Kumar • Tourism in Uttarakhand • Yamuna
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has said that it will impose a fine of 50,000 rupees on airlines if their planes empty toilet tanks in the air while landing and splattering human waste on houses. To this effect, NGT has asked the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to issue a circular to all airlines ..