Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding violation of environmental norms by Hindustan Zinc Ltd., Udaipur, Rajasthan, 05/02/2021

  • 05/02/2021

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Om Puri Vs Hindustan Zinc Ltd. & Others dated 05/02/2021. The application was filed with a grievance of violation of environmental norms by Hindustan Zinc Ltd., Udaipur, Rajasthan in executing a mining lease of Lead, Zinc and associated minerals at villages Agucha, Rampura, tehsil Hurd, district Bhilwada, Rajasthan covers nearly an area of about 1200 hectares of mining land.

The NGT directed a Joint Committee to look into the matter. The committee would undertake visit to the affected area and conduct public hearing in the area, if necessary. The Committee would also assess the monetary value of damage to the environment caused, if any, in the last three years.