Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding felling of trees for construction of wind farms, Sangnara village, Kutch, Gujarat, 29/01/2020

  • 29/01/2020

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Shankarlal Gopalbhai Patel Vs Union of India & Others dated 29/01/2020 regarding damage caused to the flora, fauna and ecology of the Kutch region particularly in Sangnara village, due to alleged rampant illegal felling of trees for construction of wind farms by M/s. Green Infra Wind Energy Limited, and seven wind energy companies.

The NGT directed the Principal Chief Conservator of Forest (HoFF), Gujarat to conduct an inspection of the area concerned, verify on the factual aspects and submit a report before the next date. The District Magistrate, Bhuj, Gujarat shall also assist the PCCF (HoFF) in carrying out the task.