Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding violation of air quality norms by the operation of diesel generators, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, 18/10/2021

  • 18/10/2021

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Satish Govind Vs President and Secretary, Windsor Park Residents Welfare Association & Others dated 18/10/2021.

Grievance in the application is against violation of air quality norms by operation of diesel generators by the management board of the Windsor Park Residents Welfare Association (WPRWA) at Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.

The CPCB, the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board and the District Magistrate, Ghaziabad have been directed by the NGT, October 18, 2021 to take further remedial action to ensure compliance of air quality and noise standards in the operation of the diesel generator sets. The UPPCB has been asked to take remedial action against operation of DG sets without requisite consent.

Note: Down to Earth article given as reference - Air pollution killed 1.7 million Indians in 2019