Judgement of the National Green Tribunal regarding grant of Environmental Clearance to the construction of Nyam Jang Chhu Hydroelectric Project, Tawang District, Arunachal Pradesh, 07/04/2016

  • 07/04/2016

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Save Mon Region Federation & Others Vs Ministry of Environment and Forests & Others dated 07/04/2016 regarding grant of Environmental Clearance (EC) dated 19.4.2012 to the construction of 780 Mega Watts (MW) Nyam Jang Chhu Hydroelectric Project (NJC-HEP) in Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh.

The Tribunal has directed that the EC dated 19.4.2011, is suspended till the time the studies as directed are carried out, public consultation thereon done, the Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) considers outcome of such public consultation, carries out a fresh appraisal of proposal for grant of EC, makes recommendation to the MoEF&CC, and the MoEF&CC acts upon such recommendations in accordance with law.