Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding construction projects coming around lakes and wetlands, Karnataka, 04/05/2016

  • 04/05/2016

The National Green Tribunal in this landmark judgment imposed a new buffer zone of 75 metres for lakes and wetlands which will be a no-construction zone, as opposed to 30 metres of buffer earlier in Bangalore. The court also ordered Mantri Techzone Private Limited to demolish structures built on buffer zone around lakes and rajakaluves in Bengaluru and ordered Mantri Developers to pay the fine of Rs. 117. 35 Crores.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Forward Foundation & Ors. Vs. State of Karnataka & Ors. dated 04/05/2016 regarding construction projects coming around lakes and wetlands in the state of Karnataka.

NGT orders Mantri Techzone Private Limited to demolish structures built on buffer zone around lakes and rajakaluves in Bengaluru and ordered Mantri Developers to pay the said amount of Rs. 117.35 Crores determined under the Judgment dated 07/05/2015 prior to commencement of any project activity at the site.