Judgement of the National Green Tribunal regarding excess extraction of ground water in Punjab, 20/07/2015

  • 20/07/2015

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Safal Bharat Guru Parampara Vs State of Punjab & Others dated 20/07/2015 regarding the policy of the State of Punjab for providing free electricity to the farmers for agricultural purposes, to lay down concrete steps to check the amount of ground water pumped by the farmers of state of Punjab and order a complete ban on the plantation of eucalyptus trees in view of the fact that the said trees require huge amount of water.