Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding illegal felling of trees, Kurnool District, Andhra Pradesh, 09/01/2019

  • 10/01/2019

Order of the National in the matter of C. Janardana Reddy Vs Jio Reliance Company dated 09/01/2019 regarding illegal felling of trees in Kurnool District of Andhra Pradesh for laying underground Optic- Fibre line from Nannoor to Veldurthy Village by ‘JIO-Reliance’. A report submitted by the Divisional Forest Officer states that about 125 avenue trees of species such as Kanuga, Seematangedu, Peltofurum and Neem on the left side of the road were felled without any permission.

NGT directs the Chief Conservator of Forests (HoFF), Andhra Pradesh to take appropriate action to oversee the steps required to be taken in the matter, particularly recovery of compensation as per the Net Present Value (NPV) principle.