Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding building of bridges as part of the Delhi-Meerut Expressway on river Yamuna in Delhi NCR, 25/11/2016
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Manoj Mishra Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 25/11/2016. This application has been moved to pass directions to permit the NHAI for carrying out the necessary construction of the bridge adjacent to existing bridge including their approaches from 0.001km (near Nizamuddin bridge, Ring road) to 3.320 km (Akshardham flyover).
The Principal Committee has recommended the project subject to some conditions including Environmental Monitoring Plan for ambient air quality, river water quality, noise level monitoring, aquatic ecology of river, soil quality of flood plains and solid waste management and also that no wetland/marshy area in the floodplain should be disturbed during construction and operation phases.