Order of the Supreme Court of India regarding disposal of solid waste in Delhi, 24/04/2018

  • 24/04/2018

Order of the Supreme Court of India In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 24/04/2018 regarding disposal of solid waste in Delhi. The Court's attention was drawn to the order dated 15/02/2000 passed by the Supreme Court which required landfills sites to be identified within a period of three weeks. However, the needful has not been done even after the passage of 17 years. Notice is issued to DDA for identification of landfill sites and handing over its possession. Assistant Solicitor General submits that waste and garbage in Bhalswa and Gazipur can propose to be used for construction of roads. He says that some understanding has been reached with the NHAI in this regard. In this matter notice has been issued to NHAI.

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