Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding municipal waste management in Kalyan Dombivali Municipal Corporation, Maharashtra, 15/03/2016
Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Kaustubha Dattatraya Ghokhale & Others Vs State of Maharashtra, through Chief Secretary & Others dated 15/03/2017 regarding municipal waste management in Kalyan Dombivali Municipal Corporation.
NGT directs the Municipal Corporation to frame an action plan, keeping in view the Municipal Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 and directions passed by NGT. This case was transferred from the High Court of Bombay. Executive Engineer of Kalyan-Dombivali Municipal Corporation (KDMC) submitted before NGT that the generation of MSW within the limits of KDMC is 550MT/D and available facility for handling, treating and disposal of MSW is 6MT/D. The High Court of Bombay had also noted the grim situation as regards handling and disposal of MSW within the limits of KDMC and had noticed that there was no solution to the problem highlighted in the Petition.