Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding Ganga pollution, 07/03/2017

  • 07/03/2017

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M.C. Mehta Vs. Union of India & Others dated 07/03/2017 regarding Ganga pollution. NGT asks Ministry of Water Resources the prime object of the Ministry: Is it to clean and rejuvenate river Ganga or to clean the cities falling under the jurisdiction of different States under the Namami Gange Scheme.

It is stated upon instruction from the Secretary of the Ministry that the primary object of the Ministry is to clean and rejuvenate river Ganga, however, it is further added that wherever certain areas are required to be cleaned to ensure prevention and control of pollution of river Ganga, the Ministry even would do the same.

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