Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding illegal operation of dairy farms in residential colony of Chiranjiv Vihar, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, 24/01/2020

  • 24/01/2020

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ved Prakash Aggrawal Vs Municipal Commissioner, Nagar Nigam Ghaziabad dated 24/01/2020 regarding illegal operation of dairy farms in residential colony of Chiranjiv Vihar, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.

A joint inspection report furnished by the Central Pollution Control Board acknowledged illegal operation of dairy farms with no safeguards for disposal of waste. And the water samples have not been found to be meeting the standards. The tribunal after going through the reports observed that there is blatant violation of law which needs to be checked forthwith by stopping polluting activities and recovering compensation from polluters, apart from any other statutory action.

In view of the above, the NGT directed further action be now taken and a report furnished by the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board and Ghaziabad Nagar Nigam within one month.