Page-5 of National Green Tribunal Current Affairs, GK & News

Government allows NGT to form one-member benches

The Union Environment Ministry has allowed NGT Chairperson to “constitute a single-member bench” in “exceptional circumstances”. It has amended National Green Tribunal (Practices and Procedure) Rules, 2011 and issued notification. However, it has not defined “exceptional circumstances”. This move will address festering problem of vacancies in NGT. According to earlier rules, NGT bench consisted of ..

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Madhya Pradesh bans Sand Excavation in Narmada River

The State Government of Madhya Pradesh has put an indefinite ban on the sand excavation in the Narmada River. This announcement has been made by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in Bhopal. The government has also set up a committee to suggest the scientific ways of mining the rivers. This committee will submit the report ..

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NGT announces Rs 5,000 fine for littering on railway property

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has announced a fine of Rs 5,000 on individuals spotted littering or throwing waste on the railway platforms and tracks. It was announced by a NGT bench, headed by Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar. In this regard NGT has passed a slew of directions to the Railways and other authorities for maintaining ..

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NGT issues the whip on vintage cars

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued whip on vintage cars and directed that no such car will be permitted on the roads of Delhi. This order was issued by bench of NGT headed by Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar on the lines of its earlier order that had banned all vehicles older than 15 years. In ..

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SC gives free hand to NGT to whip Ganga polluting industries

The SC has asked the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to actively involve itself in the cleaning up of the Ganges river Inactivity of other bodies The SC asked the NGT to step in and take up the task of closing down industries polluting Ganga and take action against industries failing to install adequate anti-pollution measures ..

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