Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding Rajaji National Park facing danger from illegal mining, 04/01/2023

  • 04/01/2023

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mohan Chandra Sati Vs State of Uttarakhand dated 04/01/2023.

The matter related to non-construction of a protection wall from Simbalkhal to SIIDCUL for protecting flora and fauna of reserved forest of Rajaji National Park and huge illegal mining and stone crushing going on in the said forest causing damage to environment.

A joint committee comprising Director, Rajaji National Park, Director, Mines, Uttarakhand and Uttarakhand Pollution Control Board was directed by the NGT to visit the site, collect relevant information and submit a factual and action taken, if any, report within two months.