Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding pollution of river Ashwani Khud in Himachal Pradesh, 12/02/2020

  • 12/02/2020

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tribunal on its own Motion Vs State of Himachal Pradesh dated 12/02/2020 regarding pollution of river Ashwani Khud in Himachal Pradesh. The river was found to be full of plastic which called for directions of this Tribunal. As per reports received, it was found that solid waste was accumulated in the drains which were joining the said river Ashwani Khud.

The Tribunal directed that there should be regular removal and cleaning and trap nets be installed on major rivulets and drains connected to Ashwani Khud.

The NGT disposed of the application after going through the reports submitted by the Municipal Council, Solan along with with an affidavit of compliance filed by the Municipal Corporation, Shimla which stated that requisite action has been taken in the matter.