Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding extraction of ground water, 26/07/2018

  • 26/07/2018

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vikrant Kumar Tongad Vs. Union of India & Others dated 26/07/2018 regarding regulation of drawing of underground water as also the steps for recharge of the ground water. The Applicant alleges unauthorized exploitation of underground water for construction purposes by the developers or drawing of such water for commercial purposes such as sale of packaged drinking water by certain entities.

Court directs an expert from Ministry of Water of Resources to remain present on the next date to appraise NGT on the guidelines for the extraction of ground water.