Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding pollution of river Yamuna, Delhi, 05/08/2016

  • 05/08/2016

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Manoj Kumar Misra & Others Vs. Union of India & Others dated 05/08/2016 regarding pollution of river Yamuna, Delhi. Tribunal noted that the judgement of 13th January, 2015 for the implementation of “Maily Se Nirmal Yamuna Revitalization Project, 2017” was "not even been taken in their correct perspective and remains unexecuted." NGT held a consultative meeting of all the stake holders on 03rd August, 2016 consisting of Ministry of Water Resources, Ministry of Urban Development, DDA, Delhi Jal Board, IIT Delhi and others where it was evident that there was complete non- cooperation between the stake holders.

NGT orders "that the judgment of the Tribunal dated 13th January, 2015 has attained finality and no stake holders or any officers of whatever rank or status he/ she may be, would have the right to sit over the correctness or otherwise of the judgment and whether or not to implement the project in its entirety as stated in the judgment."