Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding illegal scrap business, New Ashok Vihar, Delhi, 27/11/2019

  • 27/11/2019

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ramesh Chand Vs East Delhi Municipal Corporation dated 27/11/2019 regarding action against illegal scrap business at New Ashok Vihar, Delhi resulting in violation of environmental norms.

East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) has filed a status report dated November 25, 2019 stating that there were 20 scrap dealers and show cause notices have been issued against them for violation. Further, four shops were sealed and remaining shops were either vacant or had stopped the scrap dealing activity. This was disputed by the applicant. In view of the above, the NGT directed the Delhi Pollution Control Committee to verify the factual position and furnish a report within month.