Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding operation of a food park near Jim Corbett National Park, Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand, 17/07/2020
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vijay Kumar Malhotra Vs Uttarakhand Environment Protection and Pollution Control Board & Others dated 17/07/2020. Grievance in this application is that Himalayan Food Park Pvt. Ltd., Kashipur, District Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand is operating in violation of environmental norms near Jim Corbett National Park. Neither the green belt has been developed around the complex nor ETP/STP has been set up. No spare land has been provided for development of green belt. The applicant has filed certain photographs in support of averments in the application.
The NGT directed the Uttarakhand Environment Protection and Pollution Control Board (PCB) and the District Magistrate, Udham Singh Nagar to furnish a factual and action taken report in the matter.