Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding illegal expansion of Kandala Port, Gujarat, 21/02/2019

  • 21/02/2019

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pratap Badlani Vs State of Madhya Pradesh dated 21/02/2019 regarding illegal expansion of Kandala Port and also illegal activities of Kandala Port Trust (KPT) in setting up interconnecting pipeline, in violation of Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) norms. Gujarat Coastal Zone Management Authority (GCZMA), Gandhinagar has submitted a report in this regard which has acknowledged the violation and stating that an advisory has been issued by the Collector & District Magistrate (Chairman, District Level CRZ Committee) to the Chairman of KPT to stop the usage of pipeline without obtaining CRZ Clearance.

NGT directs GCZMA to furnish a report on the action taken including recovery of compensation for the damage caused by the illegal activities.

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