Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding pollution in the course of four laning of National Highway from Udhampur to Banihal in Jammu and Kashmir, 09/01/2020

  • 20/01/2020

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Amresh Singh Vs Union of India & Others dated 09/01/2020.

The matter involved control of pollution in the course of four laning of National Highway from Udhampur to Banihal in Jammu and Kashmir by the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) through Gammon India Limited and the Hindustan Construction Co. Ltd. The applicant, Amresh Singh on December 18, 2019 has said that muck and debris continue to be dumped into the river Chenab without any safeguards and has also filed photographs in support of the allegation.

The NGT said that it was necessary that remedial action be taken.

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