Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding illegal constructions on flood plain and river bed of Yamuna, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, 30/11/2016

  • 30/11/2016

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Uma Shankar Patwa & Others Vs. Union of India & Others (Earlier titled as D.K. Joshi Vs. Union of India & Ors.) dated 30/11/2016 regarding illegal constructions on flood plain and river bed of Yamuna, Agra, Uttar Pradesh. National Green Tribunal directs Irrigation Department, State of Uttar Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board, Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam, Agra Nagar Nigam, Agra Development Authority, Senior Officer from the National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee and a senior scientist from Central Water Commission to oversee identification and delineation of line of flood plain with 25 year return period and re-fixation of pillars as well as specify the distance of the respective projects from that area. This team shall complete the same within three weeks and submit their report to the Tribunal.

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