Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding destruction of green belt of Greater Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, 02/03/2016

  • 02/03/2016

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mantri Shyam Prasad Vs. NHAI & Ors. dated 02/03/2016. The grievance of the Applicant is that the trees are being uprooted and the greenery of the green belt is being destroyed. Counsel appearing for the NHAI submits that it is not their construction but it is being handled by the Greater Vishakhapatnam Municipal Corporation.

NGT directs the Commissioner of Municipal Corporation to ensure that the trees are not uprooted and the green area is not destroyed in any manner whatsoever.