Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding building of high-rise residential apartments in the catchment area of Bellandur Lake, Bangalore, Karnataka, 21/08/2018

  • 21/08/2018

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of B. Raghupathy Vs Union of India & Others dated 21/08/2018 regarding M/s. New Ark Project proceeding with a project without mandatory requirement of environmental clearance. The project consists of high-rise residential apartments and a commercial complex. The project involves extraction of ground water, generation of waste, generation of effluents, pollution of water streams, adverse population density and increased vehicular emissions. The project is in the catchment area of Bellandur and/or Varthur Lakes.

NGT while disposing of the Application stated that the project is at advanced stage and the applicant has not even approached the concerned statutory authorities with these objections put forward after more than two years after consent to establish is given.