Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding illegal operation of a rice mill in village Danpur, Udhamsingh Nagar, Uttarakhand, 01/07/2020

  • 01/07/2020

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kripal Singh Vs State of Uttarakhand dated 01/07/2020 regarding illegal operation of a rice mill by M/s Bansal Industries in village Danpur, Kashipur Road, tehsil Rudrapur, District Udhamsingh Nagar, Uttarakhand.

A report filed by the Uttarakhand Pollution Control Board stated that the unit was found to non-compliant earlier and thus order of clousure was passed in March 7, 2019. Thereafter, the unit was allowed to resume operation for 90 days and environmental compensation was also assessed. Thereafter, the unit took remedial measures and paid compensation. It is now compliant.

In view of the above, the NGT disposed of the case as "no further order appears to be necessary at this stage."