Order of the Supreme Court of India regarding sewage treatment and for bringing Ulhas and Walduni rivers to their natural state, 14/11/2017

  • 14/11/2017

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Ulhasnagar Municipal Corporation Vs Vanashakti Public Trust & Others dated 14/11/2017 regarding sewage treatment and for bringing Ulhas and Walduni rivers to their natural state. It has also been brought to our notice that there are more than 500 jeans washing units that are discharging effluents into the rivers. It is stated that show cause notices have been issued to all of them. Court directs an affidavit to be filed in this regard.

The Chief Secretary has assured that he will monitor the entire programme for cleaning up these two rivers and will be bound by the affidavit that he has filed in this regard with regard to the short-term and long-term solutions.