Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding untreated sewage being discharged into storm water drains in Karkarmodel, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, 19/03/2021

  • 19/03/2021

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sushil Raghav Vs Union of India & Others dated 19/03/2021. The application sought directions to take remedial action to prevent untreated sewage/effluent being discharged in the storm water drains in Karkarmodel, situated in Municipal Corporation Ward No. 43. at Sahibabad in Ghaziabad.

The court said that the issue was already dealt with by the NGT in its order January 27, 2021 (Manoj Mishra Vs Union of India & Others) relating to remedial action to prevent pollution of river Yamuna and drains and tributaries connected thereto in Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. In relation to the state of Uttar Pradesh, the Yamuna Monitoring Committee (YMC) appointed by the Tribunal gave its recommendations. Thus, NGT ordered that no separate order was necessary on the application - as the matter was already dealt with.