Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding cutting of 5000 trees without permission, Tehsil Sanganer, District Jaipur, Rajasthan, 11/09/2017

  • 11/09/2017

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zonal Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Jagdish Prasad & Others vs. State of Rajasthan & Others dated 11/09/2017 regarding acquiring of agricultural land (124.68 hectares) in village Keshaopura, Abhaypura and Bhankrota at Ajmer Road Tehsil Sanganer, District Jaipur for the purposes of urbanisation. It is alleged that the area in question had more than 13000 trees out of which 5000 green trees have already been cut without due permission from the tree officer.

NGT directs notice to be issued to the State of Rajasthan regarding cutting of trees without due permission. Also status-quo with regard to the remaining 8000 trees which are proposed to be cut as alleged shall be maintained in case no permission has been received.