Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding farming of African catfish, Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu, 27/08/2020
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M. Sivakumar Vs State of Tamil Nadu. The District Magistrate, Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu has informed the NGT that appropriate remedial action has been taken against illegal farming of carnivorous African catfish in the district. The farming of African catfish is banned under the Biological Diversity Act, 2020. The said farming involves feeding of chicken waste, egg waste etc. causing foul smell and water pollution.
Accordingly, the NGT disposed of the case.