Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding violation of hazardous waste by CEERI, Pilani, 05/10/2021

  • 05/10/2021

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Central Zone Bench, Bhopal) in the matter of Himanshu Dutt Sharma Vs Director, General, CSIR, New Delhi dated 05/10/2021.

Applicant being a scientist in the organization of CEERI raised the issue of violation of Hazardous and other Wastes (Management, Handling and Transboundary Movement) Rules, 2016 by Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute (CEERI), Pilani.

The matter was taken up by the Tribunal, March 23, 2021 and directions issued to Respondents - CEERI, CPCB and the State Pollution Control Board to take remedial measures. The Applicant (Himanshu Dutt Sharma) is also a member of the CEERI, Pilani and by way of issue of memorandum has reminded and is regularly reminding the authority for compliance of the order and takes remedial measures.

The NGT, October 5, 2021 directed the concerned authorities to comply with the NGT orders on the issue.