Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding solid waste management in the beach area of Puri, Odisha, 02/11/2017
Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Subhash Datta Vs Union of India & Others dated 02/11/2017 regarding solid waste management and withdrawal of sweet water in the beach area of Puri, Odisha.
The Puri Municipality, the Deptt. of PHE, Govt. of Odisha and the Odisha Water Supply and Sewerage Board, are directed to expedite the process of establishing efficient solid waste treatment plant and to complete laying of the water supply pipelines in the city. NGT also directed the State Chief Secretary to file a report on the issue of establishing desalination plants at permissible distances from the sea beach as a source of water supply to the city of Puri.