Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding felling of trees for a new runway by International Airport Authority Limited in Delhi, 02/03/2021

  • 02/03/2021

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vivek Avasthi Vs Ministry of Environment Forest & Climate Change & Others dated 02/03/2021. Grievance in the application was against felling of trees by Delhi International Airport Authority Limited and its agency, M/s GMR Group, for expansion of a new runway for the airport. It was stated that the felling of trees was without complying with the requirements of planting the requisite number of trees.

The NGT directed the Principal Chief Conservator of Forest, Delhi to verify the factual position and take remedial action, in accordance with law, after due verification.