Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding laying of gas pipeline for providing CNG gas to Kolkata, Howrah and adjoining areas, 16/09/2021

  • 16/09/2021

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhas Datta Vs Union of India & Others dated 16/09/2021.

The bench led by Justice B. Amit Sthalekar of the NGT directed the Chief Secretary, West Bengal to ensure that all the impediments with laying of the gas pipeline for providing CNG gas to Kolkata, Howrah and adjoining areas is expedited.

The court noted that this matter has been pending in the NGT since 2015, whereas the proposal for laying of the gas pipeline was initiated in the year 2011 and more than 10 years have passed with little progress.