Order of the Supreme Court of India regarding regarding environmental clearance to a housing project at Vadgaon Budruk, Pune, Maharashtra, 05/02/2018

  • 05/02/2018

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M/S Goeal Ganga Developers India Pvt Ltd. Vs Union of India & Others dated 05/02/2018 regarding environmental clearance to a housing project at Vadgaon Budruk, Pune, Maharashtra.

Apex Court directs the Additional Solicitor General to explain the provision of law under which an ex post facto environmental clearance can be given in a case such as the present, where the environmental clearance was given in 2008 for 12 multi-storeyed buildings but today 18 multi-storeyed buildings have been constructed. Court also directs the Municipal Commissioner, Pune to file his/her personal affidavit explaining how the construction could come up without any action being taken by the Pune Municipal Corporation.