Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding felling of trees across the state of Punjab, 24/11/2017
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Peacock Environment & Wild Life Protection Society Vs. State of Punjab dated 24/11/2017 regarding felling of trees across the state of Punjab for different projects.
Divisional Forest Officer's from three Divisions submit before the Tribunal that they need time to verify whether more than 1 Lacs trees actually been planted, what is present status of the trees and when they were planted, what is their height and mortality rate. NGT gives time till 30th November, 2017 the next date of hearing. The Court also made it clear that only after verification of the afforestation that the Court would be passing orders on the project of NHAI and other Project Proponent including that of PWD.