Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding cargo port at Hazira, Surat, Gujarat, 02/12/2014

  • 02/12/2014

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Hazira Macchimar Samiti Vs Union of India & Ors dated 02/12/2014 regarding cargo port at Hazira, Surat, Gujarat. The Tribunal directed the Commissioner of Fisheries, shall file affidavit explaining the present width of channel of the sea, earlier availability of such kind of route if it can be so located on basis of available maps prepared by the Government Authorities and copies of the documents also shall be annexed with affidavit. The affidavit shall be also clear in respect of existing mangroves, as well as part of mangroves, if mapping was done, or any record if available at Hazira Coast and Pagadiya fisheries.