Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding polluting industrial units along Jojari river, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, 15/01/2020

  • 15/01/2020

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gram Panchayat ARABA Vs State of Rajasthan & Others dated 15/01/2020.

The NGT on January 15 directed the Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board to take action against industrial units illegally withdrawing groundwater and polluting the environment along Jojari river, Jodhpur. Further, the tribunal asked the General Manager, Regional Remote Sensing Center, West, Jodhpur, Rajasthan to identify spots on the ground on the basis of satellite imageries "so as to enable to take samples for testing of the effluents at those spots."